Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking (TED)

Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking (TED)

In a short (14 minute) talk, Amanda Palmer helps us understand the power of asking. A truly fascinating example of leading by giving. I’m reading Give and Take this week (book review to come). This is a good example of a successful giver. (photo by Jurvetson,...
Do Your Best

Do Your Best

Last week Victor Lipman wrote a wonderful post on the many different hats managers need to wear in order to be successful. It’s a huge challenge for a leader to juggle all those roles, and some days it can feel truly overwhelming. What do you do when you feel...
Book Review:  The Character-Based Leader

Book Review: The Character-Based Leader

I recently read The Character-Based Leader – a great book written by a number of the members of the Lead Change Group. The Character-Based Leader is not a leadership book in the traditional sense of one or two people explaining a philosophy of leadership.  Instead...