March 15, 2012
Ask the average person what his or her strengths are, and you’ll hear a list of “interview-worthy” assets. But according to best-selling author Marcus Buckingham, your true strengths have more to do with what makes you feel strong, and less to do with what you do well.
March 13, 2012
Imagine an anxious leader scanning the Internet for solutions to the problems she faces. Revenue is down and cuts are looming. Morale is low, backbiting is high. Meetings seem pointless when promises are made yet rarely kept. And to top it off, she keeps losing her Internet connection.
February 14, 2012
Do you love what you do? I talk a lot about passion in our work, so I feel compelled to say yes to this question. Mission-driven leaders must love their work, right? But I don’t always love what I do. Sometimes I just do it. Sometimes it’s simply about getting the work done so I can get on to other things I love, such as having dinner with my wife or watching North Carolina basketball.
February 2, 2012
A leadership formation program looks at "Following the Energy."
January 14, 2012
My friend Nesa Joseph loves to tell the story of the servant who is actually the leader.
January 6, 2012
There was some silence in the car as I drove our new account executive, Brian Dixon, back to his hotel after two days of orientation this week. The process went well, but we had talked enough.