Let Silence do the Heavy Lifting

The Wisdom of Silence

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI

The Heavy Lifting There are times when it pays to speak up. Indeed, there are times when we must speak up and take action to be true to our values. Whenever we see someone being demeaned, bullied, slandered, or disregarded, we speak up on their behalf. Less obvious are the moments when we need the wisdom of silence. Silence can …

Strengthening a Weakness

Your Weakness Can Become A Strength

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

Corollary: I’ve often pointed out the corollary to that headline as: “A strength, overused, will become a weakness.” I think both of these sayings are worth keeping in mind as we continue the hard work of developing ourselves and others. There are many historical examples of people struggling to overcome weaknesses and turning them into strengths. The person who stutters, …