29 11, 2017

Leadership Alphabet: Letters Q-Z

By |November 29th, 2017|

Q: Questions
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire
R: Responsible
“Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.” – Colin Powell
S: Serve
“If you can’t do great things, Mother Teresa used to say, do little things with great love. If you can’t do them with great love, do them with a little love. […]

22 11, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving

By |November 22nd, 2017|

“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
I hope that this Thanksgiving you can reckon up the blessings that you DO possess. And […]

15 11, 2017

What Thanksgiving Can Teach You

By |November 15th, 2017|

I have a drawer full of them: Thank you cards. I love to visit another country or city and bring a new box of thank you cards home. I do admit that I have the tendency to go overboard because this drawer doesn’t close anymore.

But the real problem is of course is not my buying […]

8 11, 2017

The Leadership Alphabet: Letters H – P

By |November 8th, 2017|

In an interview Bryan Roberts said:
“You’re going to make some wrong decisions. The question is how well and quickly do you deal with them.”

(NYT Oct. 15, 2017)
Mistakes are part of life. No wonder that the letter “M” of the Leadership alphabet stands for Mistakes. Make them!

What distinguishes us as leaders from all the other people […]