The Don Rickles School of Praise: When There’s Too Much of a Good Thing

Last week I wrote about the business case for being nice. I stand by the article and the cited research flaunting the benefits of leadership…

Why Leaders Should Be More Like Ebenezer Scrooge: A Five Step Process

The story of Ebenezer Scrooge is one of my favorite holiday traditions. As much as I’d like to say that I read Dickens’ A Christmas…

Luke Cage on Quantifiable Coolness and How It Can Benefit Leaders

Have you ever considered whether others see you as cool? This may sound like a question more geared to your high school years, but being…

Motivating though a Variable Schedule (or Why I Watch Bad TV)

In what appears to be my continuing series on why I can’t stop watching bad TV, I may have finally nailed my compulsion. At first,…

Is No News Really Good News? Don Cheadle on Feedback

Ever heard the saying, “No news is good news?” This may hold true in some situations but it is not a leadership mantra I recommend.…