Leadership: A Moving Target

Leadership is a moving target.  Try nailing it down and you may be looking for the nail remover in no time.  I heard someone say once that “leadership is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth.” But does it have to be? Can you take the mystery of out it?  Read … Continue reading Leadership: A Moving Target

Lessons from Unknown Leaders

I saw the movie 42 recently and was struck by the leadership lessons it contained. Not just from Jackie Robinson, but also from this other guy named Branch Rickey. Before this movie I had not heard of this man. And that's a shame. Because he was truly a charismatic and transformative leader. He had guts. … Continue reading Lessons from Unknown Leaders

Follow by Example

Why do we use phrases like "if you're not a leader, you're a follower" and "be a leader, not a follower?" Why is being a follower so bad? Captain Kirk could never have boldly gone where no one had gone before without a team of talented, dedicated, and mindful individuals...or followers. Read my Lead Change … Continue reading Follow by Example