The Most Meaningful Award for You

What would it be? The most meaningful award you can imagine? I used to hope for a MacArthur Fellowship.  I guess that’s not to be, i.e., I’m just not a genius.  Darn.  I covet another award, but in a superstitious way, maybe, I can’t say it out loud.  But I’ve been pondering: Why does that … Continued

Here’s a Leadership Gift – Just Cut and Paste

Last week’s Read2Lead post promised to tell you “how to take a leap forward in leadership effectiveness.” In the post, I was reveling in how I had received specific coaching from a student. His feedback was entirely new to me and thus promised me – and I think it is delivering – behavior that will … Continued

How to Take a Big Leap in Leadership Effectiveness

I sincerely believe I am going to leap forward in my teaching-leadership this week, because I got a great gift a week ago. The context for the gift was my sending students an email last weekend. In it, I told them that I was seeking a few individuals who would take turns offering me coaching … Continued

Positive, Fun and Easy Leading

Check out this list.  What do these things have in common: Telephone Deck of cards Answering machine Phone book Cookbook Camera Camcorder Tape recorder Radio Cup of Dice Alarm clock Calculator Dictionary Rolodex Calendar Street map Flashlight Fax Compass Metronome Outdoor thermometer Encyclopedia Hint: You may be reading or listening to this edition of Read2Lead … Continued