Posted in July 2012

Does Health Guarantee Results?

What amazes me the most watching the Olympics the last several days is the number of amazing athletes who lose! The fact is, some world-class athletes who qualified to compete will fail to deliver results. Someone has to lose in a highly competitive environment. If health doesn’t guarantee results does it even matter? Yes! Here’s … Continue reading

Leadership and Health Science

As a committed learner of leadership I have found myself sneaking into the world of health science discovering how to be a better leader. Leadership is this weird dynamic relationship between two or more living human beings. Us humans are complex. That complexity demands respect (read: understanding) if us leaders are to be effective. The … Continue reading

Hope IS My Leadership Strategy

I have heard it said that “hope is not a strategy” and I disagree. Let’s first look at what hope actually is: Definition of ‘hope’: the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best Why would you do anything—start or lead a company, sell a product, … Continue reading

Leadership Lesson While Running

Yesterday was a rough day. Actually the last month has been a rough leadership month (if you know what I mean). I decided that I needed a long run—10 miles sounded perfect. 2 things you should know about long runs: bring water (especially when it is 90 deg outside and you will be in direct … Continue reading

LeaderRead: Death by Meeting

Conflict and Context—two missing elements making our meetings painful! Leaders, we can do better, we must do better—like it or not, meetings are what we do. (via Amazon.com: Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business (J-B Lencioni Series) (9780470580431): Patrick M. Lencioni: Books) (Source: http://www.amazon.com/Death-Meeting-Leadership-Fable-About-Business/dp/0470580437/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1342153333&sr=1-7)