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Archive for August, 2015

Leadership and Socks

August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Leadership and Socks

I have a (bad) habit of sometimes putting my feet up on the chair across from me at the home breakfast table. It’s usually after I have finished breakfast, have moved my plate out of the way, pulled my Kindle reader close and topped off my coffee. The hope is to be relaxed but focused […]

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Leadership – of Yourself

August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Leadership – of Yourself

We know that when it comes to leadership, we must walk the talk. Why? Because people watch what we do as leaders, and pay little attention to what we say — especially if there is a mismatch. And so it follows that how we lead ourselves is important. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to […]

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What If?

August 12, 2015 0 Comments
What If?

There has been a lot of talk about the efficacy of advertising. It seems folks are especially questioning the “old line” stuff like direct mail, telemarketing and print advertising. I’ve been thinking about this a lot over the past several years and so I’ve developed a bit of a bias. My belief is that advertising […]

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Backwards on the Vacation Thing

August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Backwards on the Vacation Thing

I beg your indulgence. I am going to get to the vacation thing, but first a few other thoughts to put this all in context. We are told, I think correctly, that to be great leaders we need to build a safe environment for our people. What that means is that everyone is treated with […]

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