Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Blog

The “Be, Do, Have” framework is a powerful concept in personal development and success that can also be applied to leadership and people development. By emphasizing the importance of becoming the right kind of leader, taking the necessary actions, and ultimately achieving the desired outcomes, this approach can help foster more effective and engaged leaders who drive their teams toward …

Beyond the PIG and the APE

Book Review: Beyond the PIG and the APE

Dave Kinnear4-ExtPost, Blog, Book Reviews

Beyond the PIG and the APE: Realizing success and true happiness, By Krishna Pendyala and Mike Vargo Backward: Authors Krishna Pendyala and Mike Vargo suggest we have things backward: Success may not make us happy. But, on the other hand, learning to be happy may well bring success! Further, he suggests that we are happy because we belong to life, …

What the Dog Saw

Book Review: What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

Gladwell has once again hit a home run. This book is a compendium of articles, some written for the New Yorker Magazine, available on Gladwell’s web site, and I believe it will be another bestselling book. Gladwell’s unique way of viewing and interpreting data reveals truths about our society which tend to “blow away” the myths we tell ourselves. He …

The Power Presenter

Book Review: The Power Presenter by Jerry Weissman

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

I have been speaking in public to large and small audiences for many years now. And I’ve been fortunate to have employers who, recognizing the importance of polished speaking and presenting skills, have invested in many of their key executives. Once I founded my own company, I spent several years with the National Speaker’s Association. Despite all that experience and …

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Book Review: Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

In observing colleagues, friends and family, I have come to the conclusion that the most “efficient” explanation for my own and their reaction to life’s challenges is that there is a fundamental fear to which we are responding. Speaking for myself, I find that identifying that fear is exceedingly difficult, and as Jeffers points out in her long selling book, …

Book Review: Marshall Goldsmith Professional Success System

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

The world of executive coaching has changed a great deal since my early years in the corporate world. Today, companies turn to an executive coach as a way to invest in the future of a promising executive. Individuals hire executive coaches to help prepare themselves for leadership positions in their chosen profession or to further improve an already promising and …