Leadership

Feeling Free Within Yourself

I was thrown off balance this morning by the news that a friend and colleague had died.
He was a good man: genuine, warm-hearted, generous and wise. He was also an excellent well-respected professional – but this is always secondary to the personal side of human beings. There's nothing unusual here – plenty of good people die.

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Healthy Business

About a month ago, I received a call from Norbert, a successful senior sales manager in his 40s who I first worked with about 5 years ago. His former boss, a genuinely polite yet highly focused businessman, is sitting out the final months of his pre-retirement year because he has lost the energy to fight with his successor: a fresh aggressive 35 year old man whose only leadership option is his way. Norbert is looking for another job. He doesn't need the stress.

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