The sport of Curling makes an excellent analogy for servant leadership. In this sport, each player must lead in a [...]
Bleeding out ("exsanguination" in medical terms) is death caused by the loss of blood from a wound. In business, the [...]
Donald Trump is the epitome of power-based leadership. For example, the man wanted to trademark his catch phrase, "You're fired!", [...]
The Scenario: An Unrealistic Demand While working for a large, rapidly expanding non-profit, I was tasked with upgrading the organization's [...]
Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact. A good leader [...]
Looking back on your career & leadership from your deathbed, will you be A) Happy & content or B) Sad & full of regret? It's not too late to change your answer.
Great leadership requires authentic accountability. However, toxic leaders practice artificial accountability while the servant leader is authentic in practice.
As a leader, do you keep your stakeholders on speed dial or do you push snail mail updates? The difference says a lot about what type of leader you are.
We can learn much of the allure of toxic leadership in business through comparison to a similarly detrimental force in our society - pornography.