Power Plays – How power flows

The mantra goes like this. We have a staff of employees, associates, and subordinates for three purposes: To extend our reach – to make it possible for us as leaders and managers to get influence more people and thus get more done. To multiply our effectiveness – the principle of reproduction works here. We impart … Read more…

Keeper Trait #11 – Truthfulness

The tasks of evaluation, decision-making, and determining action are constant for leaders and managers. We must, from start of day to its close, gather information, qualify that information, and prescribe appropriate responses. This requires intelligence and I mean that in the broader sense of information and intelligence gathering not just in the “smart” sense. Leaders … Read more…

Beware the naked man who wants to give you fashion advice

 “Well, you have your degree. Now you’re going to get an education.” One of my professors said that to me the night I graduated. She was correct. A few weeks later I had moved with my new bride (who is now my not-so-new bride but exciting nonetheless) to Northern Arizona for our first post-college, degree-enabled … Read more…