When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…

Leaders, we hear it (and say it) often... "Lead from the front!" And, it's true... most of the time. While there is no doubt that leaders must be out in front leading the charge, there are times when good leadership means taking a step back. Many leaders have a natural bent toward, well, leading. However, one … Continue reading When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…

What Leadership Tune Are You Playing?

Recently a friend of mine asked me, "How do you define leadership?" A very simple question, right? Well, as much as I think about and am passionate about leadership, I found myself having difficulty putting into words what leadership really means. It was a little embarrassing, actually. I had to give my friend the old, "let … Continue reading What Leadership Tune Are You Playing?

The Missing Rearview Mirror

I believe in having mentors. During the day, at random times and in various situations, I will be reminded of something that a mentor has impressed upon me at some point in my life. These "snapshots" will often help me think through how to handle a particular situation or struggle that I am going through. … Continue reading The Missing Rearview Mirror

Lessons Learned From A Football Broadcasting Truck…

Years ago in college, I worked various weekends for a one of the major broadcasting networks during college football telecasts. It was a great opportunity to get experience in the field of sports broadcasting, which I had decided would be my career path.  While working for a major network might sound like a big deal (it was to me), in … Continue reading Lessons Learned From A Football Broadcasting Truck…

The Pointing Finger…

No one likes to have a finger pointed at them - either  literally or figuratively.  There's just something uncomfortable about the whole thing. However, when it comes to pointing the finger at someone else... now that's a different story.  Most of us don't seem to mind that scenario so much. Maybe it's because we like to be "in charge." … Continue reading The Pointing Finger…