Leadership Perspectives

Overwhelming workload

Coping with overwhelm? Keep learning.

June 30, 2015

Ever watch what happens as the workload keeps building, complexity keeps increasing, and leaders try to cope by working harder and faster? Work hours extend and anxiety levels rise, but productivity does not necessarily increase as leaders frantically attempt to simply keep up. Hard work is not a bad thing. Sometimes we need to work […]

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm; Rough seas require transformative leadership

January 22, 2013

“I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a ‘transformer,’ in any situation, any organization.  Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf.  It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.”  Stephen R.  Covey, from Principle-Centered Leadership. When I do workshops […]

The 7 Habits live on

July 18, 2012

Bestselling author Stephen R. Covey died this week of injuries that he sustained from a bicycle accident in April.  (Official Press Release.) We know the great personal loss of his passing to his family and those who knew him.  It is a great loss to the rest of us as well, who benefited from his […]

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