Posts in Category of: Leadership

Improve Your Decisions

January 10th, 2023  |  Published in Leadership, Problem Solving, Productivity, Strategic Planning

How Great Leaders Decide What was your best decision of 2022? How did you make it? What was your worst decision of 2022? How did you make it? When asked …

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The 7 Fs

December 19th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

What Matters Most to You? Twelve years ago, I posted a blog entitled “A Time to Reflect” and the response was gratifying. Twelve more days and 2022 will be in the books. …

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It’s a Wonderful Life

December 6th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

How Many Lives Have You Truly Touched? By now, the storyline of It’s a Wonderful Life is familiar. But how many of these historical facts from the 1946 Christmas classic do you …

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Haunting Questions

October 20th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

Planning Season is Scary for Some Twelve years ago the first edition of That’s A Great Question was published. During the pandemic, I updated the book, providing more guidance on asking great …

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7 Dangerous Words

September 6th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

Two events on the calendar are colliding. The first event is the 50th anniversary of George Carlin’s 1972 record and subsequent live performances of “Seven Words You Can Never Say on …

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Innovation: Everyone’s Job

August 2nd, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

In my book Accountability, the seventh of The Seven Pillars of Accountability is Evolving. The Seven Pillars are based on my research and interviews with leaders at several of Fortune …

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Relax, Reflect, Recharge

July 5th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Productivity

Summer is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere. Wherever you are, I hope you’re finding time to unplug from work. That’s because the greater your responsibility, the greater the …

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Blinkers Tell a Story

June 7th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership, Organization Health, Productivity, Strategic Planning

This article was first published in June 2012. It’s been updated due to its popularity and is being re-posted following our return from Portugal where I’m happy to report we …

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summer reading for leaders

Top Leadership Books for Summer 2022

May 3rd, 2022  |  Published in Leadership

Continuous learners can get lost in these books.  For the fifth consecutive summer I’m sharing reading recommendations because my previous posts suggesting books have proven popular. Leaders are readers and …

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Time Accountability You

Time + Accountability + You

March 9th, 2022  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Excerpted from Greg’s book How Leaders Decide: Inspiration, Insights and Wisdom from History’s Biggest Moments. In a few days, approximately 40% of the world’s population will “lose” an hour. People …

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Rate your Leadership against Lincoln

February 9th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership

This material was first published in February 2013. A companion blog—“The 6 Warning Signs of Bad Management”—was published in February 2020. Due to popular response, this material has been edited …

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questions employees want answered

More Than Ever, 5 Questions Your Employees Want Answered

January 5th, 2022  |  Published in Leadership

This material was first published in November 2018. Due to popular response, this material has been edited and is being reposted. +++ To paraphrase Eleanor Roosevelt, a person is like …

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A Father’s Gift: Father’s Day 2021

June 18th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

As Father’s Day approaches, take time to consider your father’s gifts to you Not tangible gifts. Gifts that materialize as character-building lessons, words of praise and encouragement, and guidance during …

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summer reading for leaders

Top Leadership Books for Summer 2021

May 20th, 2021  |  Published in Leadership

Continuous learners can get lost in these books. Here are my top leadership books for this summer: For the fourth straight summer I’m sharing reading recommendations because previous posts have …

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change your mindset

A Tale of Two Mindsets

November 25th, 2020  |  Published in Holiday, Leadership, Reputation

Dickens 150 Years Later “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness.” As we recognize …

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You’ve Entered The Twilight Zone

October 2nd, 2020  |  Published in Leadership

How a 1959 TV Show Predicted 2020 Sixty-one years ago this week, Rod Serling introduced the first episode of The Twilight Zone. The show was a popular and critical success …

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JFK and Nixon

JFK, Nixon and Blind Spots

September 21st, 2020  |  Published in Leadership

Sixty years ago this week, Americans experienced the first televised presidential debate in which the two opponents squared off against one another. The 1960 election pitting Democratic U.S. Senator John …

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Lewis and Clark

Lewis + Clark + You

August 10th, 2020  |  Published in Leadership

10 Lessons from this Daring Expedition On August 12, 1805, Meriwether Lewis climbed the eastern slope of the Continental Divide toward the realization of a lifelong goal. Lewis was on …

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reminders for leaders

111 Days of COVID + 10 Reminders for Leaders

July 1st, 2020  |  Published in Leadership

My last airplane trip was March 12th. The next day—Friday the 13th—the U.S. government issued a proclamation declaring a national emergency. That was 111 days ago. COVID-19 and the social …

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top leadership books

Top Leadership Books for Summer 2020

May 28th, 2020  |  Published in Leadership

Great Leaders are Readers. Here are my top leadership books for this summer: Recent events have prompted an increase in baking, Zooming and reflecting. This post marks the third summer …

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