Posts Tagged leadership

Unleash the Dog

The leaders job, after all, is not to provide energy but to release it from others.                                                                               [...]

Getting Hosed and Smoked at Work

  Somewhere in the wireless galaxy this text series zoomed recently: Coach:  Hey, Bold Leader, we are overdue for a reconnect.  Time in the coming days? Talent: I’m drinking from a fire hose.  Coach:  Such a lovely image.  Over hydrating can be lethal.   Perhaps work has come down to this: long days of drinking [...]

You Are Not the Brightest Light Bulb

The headlamp of my Toyota Tundra got me thinking….   There are some truly brilliant people in our midst.  Out-of-this-galaxy thinkers and do-the-impossible doers are rare…and they are out there inspiring the rest of us.  They are defining new ways to communicate, new ways to provide clean water to impoverished chunks of the world and [...]

Fall In

Fall In. That command once bellowed by a drill sergeant decades ago still elicits a nano-second physical and mental reaction:  stop any and everything that you are doing now and get into formation.  Rigid.  Still.  Silent. There is a corporate version: “Let’s get the team aligned on X.”  What does that mean exactly?  What are [...]

Combos Sans Fries

This wine is a result of sound farming practices and lofty dreams. -       From the label of Goodnight Cellars 2007 Cabernet     Who doesn’t love a good combo?  Sun and surf.  Friends and family.  Pizza and beer.  I am sure you have your own combo favorites.  We like the things we like linked together [...]

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