Stress Fractures of a Leader

Have you ever noticed how different it is to be the leader? Not only do you have the responsibility for your actions, but also for those following you. Followers have strong opinions about how the leader should lead. They critique your decisions and are quick to make public any misgivings you may have. When you work with a team like this, it causes added stress …

How to Have Your Best Year Yet!

2016 in Review ~ 2017 in View This is the time each year to have a serious reflection about the past year and to gain a clear direction about the coming year. Every year I hear people say (and I have said as well)… “Whew, I’m glad that year is over. I’m ready for a new year”. But in reality, it was not the “year” that was bad; it was …

The Go-To Guy

Every organization and every team has a “go-to” person (and every team needs them). They can get something accomplished when it seems like no one else can. Leaders love go-to people. When deadlines are looming and opportunities are opening up, this is the person an organization leans on. If you are the go-to person, or if you would like to be, …