The Power of Failure

Failure is one of the most dreaded words in the English language. The very idea of failing is enough to stop most people in their tracks. It can cause the majority to simply pack...
Lessons from a dance dad - part 2

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A DANCE MOM – PART 2

It’s me again, and as stated Monday, I used to be a dance dad. I spent the week-ends watching my daughter dance - for many years. Yes, she did really well, but what struck...

Doing More With Less

We are without a doubt, living through a time when we are being asked continually to do more with less. My feeling is that many are becoming fatigued with the requests to do so....

Is it Worth the Risk?

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T.S. Eliot Last week we talked about risk and the similarities between success in sporting activities and success in business....
Mentored by Jaxx

Mentored by Jax

Jax Teller, the fictional character developed in the television series “Sons of Anarchy,” comes from a family of Motorcycle gang members. His Father was the original president of SAMCRO – Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle...

One Last Lesson From the Global Warming Debate

A leader’s role is to ensure that while demanding the team is in lock step, marching towards that goal, they equally ensure that the respectful consideration of members input positions the team to feel engaged....
Take Responsibility - Be happy

Take Responsibility – Be Happy

The real question is whether or not you want to be happy at work? You won't ever be happy if you constantly tell yourself that you're "stressed to the max” don`t like your co-workers...
Leadership Lessons from SAMCRO

Leadership Lessons from SAMCRO

A few weeks ago we stumbled across a “Sons of Anarchy” season seven marathon on satellite TV that was airing in preparation for the series finale. I admit that the popularity of the show...

BEING THE RIGHT MENTOR

Good mentoring relationships can be richly rewarding, not only for the person being mentored, but for the mentor too. Mentors can, among other things, provide exceptional learning experiences for their mentees and, in doing...

Another Lesson From The Global Warming Debate

Monday I suggested that forest fires were unceremoniously leveling hectares of woodland, along with homes, animals, and in some cases human lives, and that hurricanes, twisters and floods in unprecedented numbers, were raising concerns across...

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