August 21, 2018

Whether we like to admit it or not, morality is hardly ever black and white. Sometimes as leaders, we come face to face with the reality that someone may have a different moral perspective than we do. But it doesn't necessarily mean that we agree with or accept tha...

June 25, 2018

Being a leader is complicated, because people are complicated. There's no escaping it. If you don't think you can handle it, then don't be a leader. But if you decide that it's the path for you, your first job is to wipe the M-word from your vocabulary.

June 18, 2018

How many times have you had an employee in your office, frustrated and telling you in no uncertain terms that they can't work with a certain person on their team or in their office?  They can tell you exactly what the other person does  on an hour-to-hour basis that dr...

April 19, 2018


A lot of bloggers (myself included) spend a lot of time talking about what leadership is, and giving (hopefully) helpful guidance on how to be a better leader. Which is great, if you're already an average-or-better boss. But what about the bosses/supervisors that are...

February 14, 2018

I don’t have the answers, but I know I’m sick to my stomach every time another [sexual harassment] story breaks. Guys, keep your damn hands to yourself.