Tag Archives: clarity

Presidential gibberish: Without clarity, there can be no real leadership

I believe all of us, regardless of our party affiliation, should be paying attention to these specifics, including the way he speaks, and doing our best to translate. For those of us with the inclination, comparing his assertions to facts can be illuminating. But perhaps more importantly, looking at his scattered speech and more scattered thoughts can give us insight into the scattered effects of his first days in office, and why his approval rating continues to dip (37% approve in the March 20th Gallup Poll).

October Leadership Hauntings II: Exorcise the Ghosts of Your Past!

We are born from a long chain of legacies, stories, heroes and villains who instruct us, hobble us, or inspire us. Our ancestors, mentors, and nightmare bosses lived in our past, but the ghosts of our personal and professional ancestors still haunt us, don’t they? The ancestors we are proud to claim inspire us to […]

David Reimer, CEO Merrick and Co: Values and Leadership Excellence

In a recent NY Times interview with CEO David Reimer, Adam Bryant asked some fascinating questions about leading through crisis, and how to identify leaders who can bring companies through hard times. Reimer’s answers always came down to leadership values and the ways they become healthy relationships with employees and build sustainable solutions to problems. […]

Malala Yousafzai: Update

Heroic teen leader Malala Yousafzai has recovered from her last two reconstructive surgeries this month, and is walking and talking. “Today you can see that I’m alive. I can speak, I can see you. I can see everyone. And today I can speak and I’m getting better day by day. It’s just because of the […]