Overdue Leadership Lessons

A LinkedIn Request To Remember This week I received a LinkedIn request I didn't expect.  A business owner I knew from fifteen years ago reached out to me, explaining that he was connecting with former interns from his business.  That's the power of social media today.  Connecting with the new and reconnecting with the old. … Continue reading Overdue Leadership Lessons

ish happens

ish. This is the word we use when something is stuck between being and not being. Between is and is not. For example, we might say, “that shirt is red-ish.” Or, “I’m feeling sick-ish.” And sometimes, “the weather is a bit warm-ish.” Describing things as ish is handy, because it helps us avoid committing when we’re … Continue reading ish happens

The Dark Side of Achievement

I took one of those self-assessments a few years back from the Gallup organization.  This one had something to do with discovering my strengths.  Once complete, it generated my top five strength themes.  Mine were Positivity, Intellection, Learner, Developer, and Achiever. The report gave me a description of each of these themes and even offered … Continue reading The Dark Side of Achievement