The Three Levels and Impact of Leadership Performance

A CEO I was working with recently mentioned something powerful to his executive team.  Of all the leaders he had let go in his career, he never wished he had waited longer before taking action. In fact, he realized he had sometimes waited too long before taking...

The Top 10 Most Desired Leadership Behaviors

Several years ago, a group of students won the opportunity to submit an experiment for a shuttle flight into space. The students wanted to see how well a spider could adapt to weightlessness in a near zero gravity environment. When in space, the spider started to...

How My Father’s Job Killed Him

I watched my Father work himself to death. His unrelenting stress while working 26 years as a manager for a manufacturing company in a small town in Arkansas led to his first heart attack when he was 35. He had three more heart attacks and two heart surgeries over the...