You came, you saw, and you conquered. It’s the feeling many leaders experience upon promotion, at least until they discover the plethora of lessons they now get to learn in order to remain effective. Enter the lessons most leaders learned the hard way. These are the same learning moments those leaders less interested in experience… read more
In a political campaign, with a primary on August 28th, the summer heat, plethora of Florida bugs and flora, and rainy afternoons are seen from an entirely new perspective. And if perhaps, you’re wondering what campaign I’m talking about, it’s not our nation’s November elections, but my own campaign for the Florida House of Representatives.… read more
Leadership lessons are everywhere, if you’re paying attention. This morning’s Wall Street Journal and breaking news give us three clues. Microsoft’s sexy comeback, the New York Doctor infected with Ebola, and Oprah’s Google search results might just top the charts to name a few. But what do these events teach us about leadership?
The movie Captain Phillips is in theaters nationwide and as often happens I saw many a leadership lesson in this movie. Though it was Hollywood-ized, the lessons on being a powerful leader in times of crisis are incredible and the entire movie made me wonder, if your department, company or team were under “attack” or… read more