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15 Lessons from 5 Years of Lead Change Group

15 Lessons 5 Years | Lead Change Group

In late March, 2009, after 4 months of thinking and planning, I decided to start a leadership consulting business named the Lead Change Group. I also decided to create a group on LinkedIn to connect with like-minded folks and potential prospects.  So on March 30, 2009, I went to the LinkedIn Groups section and clicked » Read More


What makes a leader special?

Key to Leadership

With my 23 years of experience, I’ve seen my share of leaders.  Some I’d rather forget, but learned a lot from and others I admire and emulate what they did and how they interact with their people. As I look back and reflect on those that help me grow and develop, I noticed that good » Read More


Do You Need to Aspire to Inspire?


To aspire is to rise up to a great plan, an abundant hope of fulfilling a worthwhile mission. To inspire is to convey a feeling of joining a higher cause, influencing soulful action. Simply defined, aspire is an individual effort while inspire brings others into the mix. How do they impact the way we lead? » Read More


A Rising Tide in Leadership

A Rising Tide | Lead Change Group

The Problem There is a rising tide of character-based leaders in our world. Some are tired of the tactics and motivations that caused our global economic challenges and are self-motivated to help bring about change starting with themselves.  They search out, create and share information and resources as they coach and develop friends, coworkers, or » Read More


You can’t have an omelet without first breaking the eggs.

Broken Egg

The guide was a Belgium citizen that had became a political prisoner when the Nazi’s invaded France and spent time in a concentration camp. His simple response was delivered with a spirit of gratitude and understanding… “You can’t have an omelet, without first breaking an egg.”


16 Beliefs Held By Effective People Managers

Your personal beliefs can enhance or limit your effectiveness as a manager. These beliefs influence the way you communicate with others, make decisions, handle conflicts and much more. Here are 16 beliefs that can help you manage people optimally. What others would you add to this list?


An Empowered Organization Survives Turbulent Times

Uncertain times

According to management guru Peter Drucker, “No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it.  It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.”  As we continue to embark on the seemingly endless journey toward an » Read More


4 Necessary Attitudes to Ease Micro-Management

Manager under the magnifying glass

I’ve been doing a series on micro-management. No, I’m not for it. I’m against it. The first post was how an executive could help their managers avoid micro-management.  The second post covered some key activities necessary to alleviate their managers felt need to micro-manage.


Remembering 9-13


There were many great and touching posts, articles and documentaries recently published about the 9th anniversary of 9/11. We must never forget 9/11. We must work to honor the fallen from that event. We must remember that the United States was drawn into a war that day. But I want to remember 9/13/2001.


We or Me – It’s Up to You


Social media, as with most things in life, can be exploited for personal gain or maximized as a tool for sharing, giving and inspiring others to live to their biggest and best potential. Are you in it to win it – for yourself, or for others? It’s that simple, and that complicated. At one end » Read More

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