Archive for the Responsibility Category

Leaders Eat Last – Part 4; Serving Those That Serve Others

This month, in The Platform Builders Mastermind group, we are working our way through Simon Sinek’s recently released “Leaders Eat Last – Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.” Sinek, the author of Start With Why, provides a deep look into what creates the most effective teams and more importantly, what keeps them working […]


It Is Character That Defines “The Heart Of Leadership”

I have long been a fan of Mark Miller‘s work and when I found out I had the opportunity to be on the launch team for his new book “The Heart of Leadership” I couldn’t wait to write this review. If you have read any of Miller’s recent work, you know that he has a […]


Being A Character Does Not Mean You Have Character

I remember when I was a kid and used to hear things like “what kind of character do you think you are?” or “do you think a character like you is the kind of person that people will like?”  At the time, my main objective was to stay out of trouble.  That didn’t always work […]


The Collaboration Economy – Leadership On A Global Scale

I recently finished “The Collaboration Economy – How to meet Business, Social, and Environmental Needs and Gain Competitive Advantage” by Eric Lowitt.   It focuses on how some of the major global players in business and industry have taken it upon themselves to LEAD the way into more environmentally friendly business practices. Yes, the environmentally […]


Employee Engagement – Who Is Responsible?

Are you engaged at work?  Are your employees engaged at work?  The more I read and study the idea of employee engagement, the more I have become convinced that engagement is not only the problem of the employer, but the responsibility. For anyone to be engaged in what they are doing, at least in the […]


The Entitlement Issue – Independence or In Dependence?

I have often referred to Generation Y as Generation E as a way to point the “Entitlement” finger at them.  No doubt, you have seen this shift in our culture that the idea of “working hard for what you get” is no longer a requirement but a choice. I am 47 years old and I […]