Whaddya Want? How to Choose Your BEST Self

The most wonderful thing – about being human is you get to choose what you want.  Yet, it’s hard. It’s so much easier to be told what to want, or to have habits take over, or to jump to doing whatever seems like it should be done next. In the hyper-busyness that is characteristic of … Continued

How You Can Be More Authentic

Last week, I posited that you and I have the ability and choice to be more or less authentic.  Occasionally, we consciously decide how much or how little of our “real” selves we will show.  But in nearly every relationship and even every encounter, we unconsciously decide how true we will be to our core self, … Continued

Leading When the Lines Are All Blurred

Friends, Have you ever thought about all the lines that have been erased in the last 50 years?  It hit me when I was listening to a story about the number and impact of “soldier bloggers” in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Technology has eliminated the line between journalists and troops, and the line between commanders and … Continued

My Mom the Deviant – Leads in This Brutal Recession

A cousin of mine with five kids under seven has been without a job since May.  My mom sprang into action last night, making calls, bundling checks from each of her seven kids. I think the scholars I admire at the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the Ross School of Business at the University … Continued