November 3, 2022

Preparing for the Unexpected: Building Organizational Resilience

A notice was posted on the door as I entered Chipotle this week. It warned me that that chicken was currently available as their transportation system […]
October 27, 2022

Making Meetings Matter

“Meetings are usually toxic because they often convey an abysmally small amount of information per minute”.[1] Have you ever felt this way? Having sat through many […]
October 20, 2022

The Leadership Elephant

I’ll start with a simple confession – I’ve read far too much on the subject of leadership. While I’m at it, here’s confession number two – […]
December 31, 2014

A Year in Review: Three of Your Favorite Blog Posts and One of Mine

As I conclude my first year of blogging it is a good time to reflect on the topics that interested you, my readers, the most. Here […]
November 5, 2014

“Me the People”: It’s time to change our metaphor

“The crisis of US congress is an issue of followership and not an issue of leadership”. Barbara Kellerman I am not a political person but my world is […]
November 3, 2014

The Best of: Summarizing the 2014 ILA Conference

My first participation in the International Leadership Association conference was a very enjoyable experience. Three full days of presentations (with too many options to count)  would […]
November 2, 2014

14 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from the final day of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

It was a great conference! Here is the final installment of quotes from our speakers. Followers are the gem cutters of leadership, coaxing out its full brilliance. Ira Challef […]
November 1, 2014

20 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from day 2 of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

Here is a summary of the quotes I enjoyed from day 2 of the ILA conference (November 1, 2014). Our society must move from ego-system to […]
October 31, 2014

13 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from day 1 of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

As a first-time attendee at the International Leadership Conference, I really enjoyed my first day of sessions. Here are 13 lessons I learned about leadership on […]
October 27, 2014

What if everything rises and falls on followership?

A well-worn leadership adage states that “Everything rises and falls on leadership”. I was once an ardent supporter of this belief. As an emerging leader, it […]