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Asperger’s, Max, and Me
Monday, 11 Feb, 2019
Asperger’s, Max, and Me

I am addicted to the TV show Parenthood. In it, a 12-ish-year-old boy named Max has Asperger’s.

Leadership Involves Helping Others Decide
Monday, 8 Feb, 2010
Leadership Involves Helping Others Decide

I believe that every choice, every new concept, every new action demands a decision to allow in something new and supplement what’s already there.
So whether a buyer seeks a new solution and must get buy-in from the relevant people, or a user needs to use the new software, or an initiative needs agreement from the […]

Dancing Together
Tuesday, 12 Jan, 2010
Dancing Together

As many of you know, I’m a dancer. I began dancing when I was 8, standing on my father’s toes as we (my mother was relegated to dancing with the instructor) learned Latin dancing. When I was 10 took ballroom dancing classes, and at age 11 I was a ‘regular’ on Connecticut Bandstand (I even got […]

Leadership and Decision Making
Tuesday, 15 Dec, 2009
Leadership and Decision Making

What, exactly, is a leader?
The definition used in Tango is my favorite:  If you notice the leader, he’s not doing a very good job. The job of the leader is to get the best out of his follower and get out of the way: He opens the door, the follower goes through exhibiting her best, and then the […]

Changing Behaviors With Attainment
Wednesday, 29 Jul, 2009
Changing Behaviors With Attainment

How do you ensure your staff change behaviors – and keep the change?
Tery Tenant, a colleague in the change management and leadership industry, is a committed change agent. He teaches, writes about, communicates about, being a Servant Leader – a term I’ve been using for myself for over 20 years so I’ve got a bit […]

Business Practices for Managers
Wednesday, 10 Jun, 2009
Business Practices for Managers

I recently discovered the site of Good Practice, an Edinburgh-based company that specializes in creating very easy to use material for middle managers. When the CEO Peter Casebow gave me access to the management section of the site, I found it quite easy to use, and with several options to make the material accessible in […]