What Attraction is REALLY About

Recently I learned another – humbling – leadership lesson. It taught me a thing or two about what really attracts people…to us as individuals and leaders, and to our organizations. I begin with a spoiler alert: Despite what we hear every day, attraction isn’t about our perfect outfit, our fancy new car or our carefully styled new hair-do. Attraction - true...
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Second Place, Faulty Brakes and Stubborn Suits

Over the past few weeks many of us have found ourselves hooked on the Olympics. It’s hard not to be since we hear about them everywhere. While I find myself listening to my fair share of the media’s ongoing, often melodramatic reporting…I also find the best stories tend to be a bit buried. They’re the real gold, the ones that provide lessons about leadersh...
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The Problem With Your Face

My face tends to get me in trouble. Regularly. If you know me, chances are you know a lot about me. That’s because you can tell what I’m thinking, what I’m feeling at any given moment. All you need to do is look at my face. Behold…Exhibit A. Since I highly value authenticity, I tend to think this is a good thing. (Though let’s get real. There are times...
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