Should A Leader Be Friends with Staff?

“People, people who need people are the luckiest people in the world” Barbara Streisand When I was being trained to be a military officer in the early 1970’s we were instructed never to be friends with the soldiers reporting to us. Fraternization and friendship were to be avoided at all costs. Both of these actions […]

Why Leaders Can’t Lead: Maybe The Problem Is Not Leadership

This article was originally posted on LinkedIn on August 10, 2014 There are many challenges facing today’s leaders. Some of these challenges arise from societal trends that impact the workplace.For a number of years, I have researched societal forces that can change businesses and leadership. One of those trends is discussed here. While these societal […]

The Bucket

This article was originally posted on LinkedIn on June 30, 2014 There are a few instances in a person’s life that shapes his or her philosophy, behavior and direction. Fortunately for me, one of those instances came very early in my career. It was the day that I came to realize how very little I […]