Leadership vs Ego

How do you know if you are a good leader?  Step one, lead without ego.  I just saw “ego is not your amigo” somewhere.  First I laughed, and then I thought how true, and how unfortunate more of us don’t realize that. Ego can not only get in the way of your success, it canContinue reading “Leadership vs Ego”

Unknown Cost of Compromise

The struggle is real people.  Everyone has had a moment when they ask themselves, ‘do I address the issue, or do I let it slide?’  The ‘slide’ option is most often the easiest path to take. Afterall, if the issue isn’t addressed it either goes without notice (or minimal fuss) or it goes away faster-inContinue reading “Unknown Cost of Compromise”

Your Lens

What lens are you looking through? If you are talking about bringing people into your community to live, or engaging people in their work in your company, are you looking through your lens or their’s?  If you’re not sure, just look at your results. I once consulted to an international nonprofit that focused on advocacy,Continue reading “Your Lens”

Web Site, Succeed or Fail?

As interactive social media continues to increase its marketplace impact, where does that leave the traditional web site?  Should you have one? The answer is, ‘it depends.’ Yes, to a web site if you have a web site that weaves together other social media, as well as offers current information. If your site does, thenContinue reading “Web Site, Succeed or Fail?”

Self Promotion, Introvert Doesn’t Always Equal Shy

“A lot of people assume I’m an extrovert because I’m not shy. I associate more with introversion because I am energized by being alone–in both my work and free time.” The link below is currently my favorite article, with my new favorite “go to” reminders. I’m an introvert, but unless you know me very well,Continue reading “Self Promotion, Introvert Doesn’t Always Equal Shy”

Good Advice, For Good Managers

I’m a huge fan of Seth Godin.  This certainly isn’t the first quote of Godin’s that has surfaced within the blog posts on this site.  While Mr. Godin is all about marketing, his thoughts expand far beyond just that topic. I promise you, if you read his posts and/or books you’ll pull great information from them,Continue reading “Good Advice, For Good Managers”