Monday Quick Tip ~ Take Down Your Worst Enemy

We have met the enemy and he is us. – Pogo, comic book character In a recent post I talked about “stinking thinking” that we can fall prey to in our role as leaders.  (Read it here.)  The same phenomenon also happens in our self-leadership.  Self-doubt can grip us in its scaly tentacles and weContinue reading “Monday Quick Tip ~ Take Down Your Worst Enemy”

The Positive Power of Praising People

This week I watched Rita Pierson’s powerful TED Talk about her life as an educator. Have you seen it? It’s got more than 1.5 million views. You can see it here: She talks about how we all need encouragers and people who bring out the best in us. In a follow-up interview on theContinue reading “The Positive Power of Praising People”