Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Fragility of Trust – Lessons from the Ryan Braun Story

Last Thursday, baseball All-Star Ryan Braun won his appeal of a positive drug test, but the truth remains clouded, trust has been broken, and he’s left with a tarnished image that may never be repaired. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading

Posted in Honesty, Integrity, Repairing Trust, Sports, Trust | 7 Comments

Discover Hidden Talent – How Many Jeremy Lin’s Are Sitting on Your Bench?

The sudden rise to stardom of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has taken the sports world by storm over the last two weeks. Seemingly from out of nowhere, Lin has gone from a no-name bench-warmer to the darling … Continue reading

Posted in Ability, Career Growth, Coaching, Leadership, Sports, Success, Talent Management | 2 Comments

Lose Control and Like It – 4 Ways to Handle Responsibility and Control

You really don’t have as much control as you think you do. Leaders like to think they’re in control of a lot of things, because after all, that’s why they’re in charge, right? They’re responsible for making sure the work … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Leadership, Relationships, Responsibility | 12 Comments

Seven Lessons Yard Work Has Taught Me About Leadership

Doing yard work has taught me valuable lessons about leadership. As I’ve mowed the grass, trimmed trees, pulled weeds, fixed sprinklers, tended plants, and performed numerous other chores in the yard over the years, I’ve been surprised at the number … Continue reading

Posted in Career Growth, Change, Coaching, Leadership, Learning, Success | 11 Comments