Two Great Leadership Movies – summer’s best

If you haven’t seen them, go! I hate it when people spoil movies by telling me a lot, so I won’t do that here. I’ll just tell you what you’ve seen in previews, or what will not take away from the core story. Straight Outta Compton.  I wrote a post years ago and included it … Continued

Leading When Positions Harden

Often in leadership, and especially where there are two people  involved, positions harden.  It may happen that you have increasingly adverse positions with: Your boss on strategy or personnel Your spouse on child-rearing Your child on behavior and values It can take a lot of energy, as you repeat the disagreements, and never quite resolve … Continued

Who’s Got Your Back?

Literally means literally. Okay? And Cliff had my back literally. Since he was 7 years old my son Jack has told me — not asked — that on his 16 birthday we would jump out of a plane together.  My rather significant acrophobia told him in response: that would not be happening. He smiled, sure … Continued