Pay Attention

  This is a time to really, really look at the meaning of success, of relationship, and in honor of the Fourth of July, of freedom.   Please go to Examiner.com where I am a writer and check out the blog I did about Jon Gosselin who is in our Total leadership...

To Know You is to Love You

  Hey, take a minute and look in the mirror. Not to judge, just to look. Now, what do you see?   Most of us will start with what is wrong. Sad but true. We live in a sort and judge, sort and judge world. We come from a fix and hide, fix and hide society. Think about...

Leadership Alert: We Have A Pattern Spill!!!

  In “Don’t Bring It to Work” I discuss the 13 behavior patterns that follow us from our original organization, the family into our work organization.   The BIG, I mean BIG question is “Why do we keep doing the same things over and over and over and...

Bad Behavior at Home, School, Work

Image by ihtatho via Flickr Bullying is an art form not dissimilar to caring. It takes persistence, practice, and purpose.   What does that really mean? It means that all behaviors become patterned responses if we do them consistently. There is a law in neurology,...

Stretch Goals and Human Relationships

There was an excellent article by renowned leadership expert Michael Maccoby in the Washington Post  about the upside and downside of “stretch goals”.   The Olympics, a perfect example of watching individuals and teams push themselves, motivated by the desire to...

Leadership and Early Adapters

The following video has gone viral and is lots of fun to watch. It teaches some good lessons about the “first follower” as a leader. These early adapters are visionaries in their own right, and help make a movement happen.   In the video, we are talking about dancing...