Month: July 2010


What Does Leadership Look Like?

While scanning through some of my earliest blog entries I came across one that had me reflect on the fundamental purpose of this blog:  to inspire everyday leadership through everyday actions. We may have an idea of what leadership is, but what does it look like in everyday action?  In the post titled  The Red Car Theory of Leadership I [...]


What Freedom Makes Possible

In honor of the 4th of July celebration in the United States I have been thinking about what freedom makes possible. Perhaps the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence is this: “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain [...]


Partnership in Peril: What Would You Do?

A friend shared an unsettling story with me recently that highlights the perils of a poorly negotiated partnership agreement. I am sharing this story with you for two reasons. One is because it is an important wake up call for anyone who is in or is considering forming a partnership.  I cannot emphasize enough how critical [...]