Authenticity is a powerful force… that most leaders fake. The concept is one we strive for, ask employees for, and talk about trying to implement, but most of these efforts result in people only acting as if they’re being authentic. With the Facebook emails from Sheryl Sandberg, a daring book from Brene Brown, and a… read more
The airwaves are full of “contagious” these days. Some tragic. Some true. Yet, what a leader says and how they communicate remains something for which there is no cure. No mouth vacuum exists to sucks words back in; no shot helps you shush yourself. But there are three truths every leader needs to know.
When I was a kid, I was the top sales person for a book campaign in which I sold books door to door. I guess they couldn’t resist a little chubby blond chic with such an eager feel for books and I guess it started me on a path to being that avid reader who… read more