Leadership Quote: The Art Of Being Wise….

July 28, 2013

This month’s leadership quote:  The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.  — William Jones How many times do we notice something, point it out and then regret it later, wishing we had kept quiet. In our quest for excellence, sometimes we forget that perfection and excellence are not the same. Excellence sometimes … Read More

Last Of The Series – Leadership View #13: Balance Your Life

July 21, 2013

I began this series as a tribute to my friend, Marsh Carter, whose leadership has been an inspiration to me for at least 25 of the 45+ years covered in his View of Leadership. As I have written these blogs each week, using Marsh’s topic lines, it has been interesting to me how relevant Marsh’s … Read More

Leadership View #12: Watch For (Perhaps Unintentional) Malicious Obedience…

July 14, 2013

Leadership View #12: Watch for (perhaps unintentional) malicious obedience… Early in my career, I learned this valuable lesson. I had the opportunity to lead a transition of a client reporting group from a fully manual process to a fully automated process. This area was the last functional area to be automated in this company (guess that … Read More

Vistage Confidence Index: CEO Optimism Grows In Q2 2013

July 7, 2013

The quarterly Vistage Confidence Index is now available. CEOs held optimistic views about the overall economy as well as for their own firms in the Q2 2013 Vistage CEO Confidence Index. While there was a slight shift in their assessments of the economy, how CEOs viewed prospects for their own firms have been remarkably stable since the start of the year. … Read More