Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice

I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive…

Have a Fear of Losing? Self-Esteem Won’t Help, You Need Self-Compassion

What motivates you to pursue success? I’m not referring to money or fame; those are the products of success. What I’m asking is when you…

Three Ways Jimmy Kimmel Can Make Us a Better Leader

I love a good underdog success story. If you’re familiar with Jimmy Kimmel’s history, you know that before he was one of the “big three”…

Kelly Ripa on Open Communication

How do you inform your team of organizational changes? Do you give some advanced notice before it is going to take place? Maybe provide a…

Weekender: Mr. T on Pitying Fools

Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a link of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a link (versus…