Leadership, Honesty and Rosie O’Donnell

I was taken with Rosie O’Donnell as she answered Pierce Morgan’s questions on CNN last Tuesday night. If honesty is a key leadership trait and leadership development programs are geared to help emerging leaders “talk truth”, this would be an excellent training...

Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais and What’s Funny about Drinking?

I am always thinking about what an hour or two means as the clock ticks the days and years away. I don’t want to waste time! So, spending a few hours watching The Golden Globes last night, I counted away many wasted minutes. However, I kept watching and waiting. What...

Leadership Strategies: Better to Make Headlines or Make a Difference?

  Last week the buzz about Jon Gosselin participating in our Total Leadership Connections program was over the top. The fact that I am presently outlining a yet to be names book with him drew lots of attention.   Jon and I talked about what the pull is to check out...

What Do Coaches Coach?

  This past week has been fascinating in terms of learning how the media works. It is not so much having something written about me, that has been done and it is always fun to see a book review about “Don’t Bring It to Work” or an article like the one in The Wall...

Lindsey Lohan: Patterns that Repeat

  Why do we do the same things over and over and expect different results? Einstein called this the definition of insanity!   I was deeply saddened to see that Lindsey Lohan is going the route that leads to a dead end path. Better if she could be helped to get to the...

Battling Women and Windmills

  In our Total Leadership Connections program we teach participants to go beyond the obvious, that leadership in any field requires deep thought; superficial considerations are merely not enough.   Recently asked what I thought about all the brouhaha around...