Last week my wife and I met with our financial advisor. His message was pretty blunt: the markets are volatile. He went on to explain that this was the result of low oil prices, economic conditions in China and the […]
I write and speak a lot about leadership being hard work. Many leaders don’t appreciate this until the day they face a really tough situation and realize there is no easy way out. Case in point: I had a conversation […]
A while back I was having a heart-to-heart chat with a client, a mid-level leader who was really struggling with his boss, a high-ranking executive. When I say struggling, I don’t mean typical conflicts that can arise between employees and […]
When Ian Kinsler, all-star second baseman for the Texas Rangers, was traded to the Detroit Tigers this past off-season, he let it be known right away that he was ready to be a leader with his new team.