Bury My Heart at Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers by Stan Slap ($15 @ Amazon) is about finding a way to mesh your personal values with the values of the business, and how showing your values to your team and encouraging them to live and work to their values can […]Read more "Book Review: Bury My Heart at Conference Room B"
Our December meeting was a time for a lot of changes: New location, the Hampton Inn in Lake Mary. It’s further north in a good tech area, great access, decent parking, decent room. New leaders. Well, sort of. Jack Corbett had been co-President for a year, but now he’s the sole big dog, and has […]Read more "Notes from the December 2010 OPASS Meeting"
Sometimes spending some time with your spouse watching TV is right up there with comfort food, the challenge is often finding something that you’ll both find interesting and relaxing. We watched West Wing when it was originally aired, and somewhere along the line acquired the entire set of DVD’s which sat on the shelf unused […]Read more "Revisiting The West Wing"
As the owner of a meeting/discussion you have two options on how to drive the conversation, and which you use depends on the answer you want. Sound cynical? Perhaps, but read on! Technique one is to say ‘this is what I’m thinking about as a plan/direction’ and invite comment. That typically frames the conversation so […]Read more "Leaders in Meetings"
A friend is moving into a leadership role for the first time and we talked some about making that transition. Here’s a guy with tons of skills and life experience, taking on a new challenge and totally out of his comfort zone, what advice to offer? Here’s my try at it. There are a lot […]Read more "Thoughts on Leadership"
It had been a long while since I listened to an audio book, found it while browsing at the library. Where Have All the Leaders Gone ($6 @ Amazon) by Lee Iacocca. You might remember him for “If you can find a better car buy it”, or maybe the golf commercial with Snoop Dogg, or […]Read more "Book Review: Where Have All The Leaders Gone"