One of my favorite movie lines occurs in 13th Warrior. Herger stands in a boat and tosses Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan a Viking sword in anticipation of a looming conflict. Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan complained, “I cannot lift this.” Smiling, Herger hopped … Read More
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Today, let’s take a look at what a leaders’ words should be, rather than what they should not be. People are often placed in a position of authority because they have certain natural tendencies. They are more dominant in social … Read More
Duplicitous. It’s a word that describes a type of deception that intentionally hides the truth. A person that is duplicitous basically has two versions of themselves. This person tells certain people one thing but tells another group of people an … Read More
Everybody knows that guy. Maybe you’ve even been that guy. I’ve probably been that guy. The guy who always has something to say. It doesn’t matter the topic, the occasion, or the people in the room, that guy will freely … Read More
If you have worked anywhere long enough, you will hear criticism. No leader worth her salt has ever climbed the ranks without getting poor marks at one point in her career. Criticism stings. Whether you hear it directly through a … Read More