2014 New Year’s Resolution for Leadership

By | January 1, 2014

[January 01, 2014]  Most New Year’s Resolutions fail – up to 90% don’t make it.  There are naysayers who declare that it is best to ignore the tradition and do not make a resolution because “it will fail anyway.” For leaders, however, this is quite different.  Leaders should make resolutions … promises to themselves to improve their leader… Read More »

Happy New Year 2014

By | January 1, 2014

[January 01, 2014]  Welcome to the New Year 2014.  Best wishes to all on this new beginning.  Thank you for helping make this blog such a big success among the leaders across the world.  Some of the biggest fans of this blog are from Asia and Europe. Welcome to all newcomers regardless from where you live or work.… Read More »

The Green Book: AVAILABLE for Download

By | December 31, 2013

[December 31, 2013]  As a small gift for my readers, I have compiled “The Green Book on Senior Executive Leadership (2013 Edition).”  It includes characteristics of senior leaders developed during this year. DOWNLOAD CLICK HERE: The Green Book on Senior Executive Leadership (2013 Edition) – approximate size is 1.4 kb.  Or click on the image. The format is PDF… Read More »

Building a Senior Leader Philosophy

By | December 30, 2013

[December 30, 2013]  In an earlier blog entitled A Leadership Philosophy, it was proposed that the main purpose of this philosophy was to “help guide and focus the work” of employees.  Placing the philosophy in writing and where everyone can see it, helps keep employees and the leader “on track and headed toward achieving [organizational] goals, missions, and… Read More »

“Guest Article Guide” PAGE is New

By | December 29, 2013

[December 29, 2013] NEW: Just added another new “page” to the blog. This one provides an invitation to and guidelines for submitting a guest article on leadership. See the tab “THE GUEST ARTICLE GUIDE (NEW).” If you cannot find the new tab, then you can click on the link HERE to go directly to the page. I highly… Read More »

Leadership Means to Teach, Coach, and Mentor

By | December 28, 2013

[December 28, 2013]  Teaching, coaching, and mentoring are some of the fundamental traits of a leader.  It is commonplace to find articles on the subject and organizational programs demanding it. Yet, there is some confusion over the concepts.  The confusion stems from the fact that the concepts are overlapping and are used differently according to organizational culture.  In… Read More »

Phobias and Leadership

By | December 27, 2013

[December 27, 2013]  Phobias are unusual for a leadership topic.  Yet, people do have fears (e.g., speaking in public, heights, falling) and it can in some cases affect job performance and threaten organizational missions.  Hidden phobias can be especially difficult to uncover and resolve. On several occasions I ran across Soldiers who had a phobia that caused problems… Read More »