Leadership

Tuesday January 20, 2015 #695 “When I talk to managers I get the feeling that they are important. When I talk to leaders I get the feeling that I am important.” ~Alexander Den Heijer When you think of your supervisor and your interactions with them, how do they make...

Listening

Thursday August 14, 2014 #653″Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”~Karl A. MenningerIt is interesting...

True Belief

Thursday June 26, 2014 #639 “We think we believe what we know, but we only truly believe what we feel.” ~Laurence Gonzales Logic and factual knowledge are great sources of strength you can and must use to bring context and understanding to ambiguous situations and...

Courage to Listen

Thursday January 16, 2014 #594   “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”   ~Winston Churchill   When I think about the characteristics of strong leaders I have worked with or for, one key...

Making a difference today

Thursday November 8, 2012 #470   “Responsibility does not only lie with the leaders of our countries or with those who have been appointed or elected to do a particular job. It lies with each of us individually.”   ~Dalai Lama   As the U.S. completes its...