Adversity Archives

Should I Throw in the Towel?
For the past several months, we've been looking at 12 simple (but not simplistic) principles every manager needs to know.  We're finally at the end of this particular journey. This final principle might be for more people than you think....
May 6
May the Force (Field) Be With You
This past week I taught a 3 day workshop for the American Management Association entitled Management Skills for Administrative Professionals. The class was a great group of highly experienced administrative assistants who were eager to learn some new skills... Continue Reading
Managers: Keep This in the Back of Your Mind...
This past week we watched as tragedy unfolded at Virginia Tech.  Seung-Hui Cho, a student at the university killed classmates and professors in the largest mass murder in U.S. history. As more information becomes available, it's clear that Cho... Continue Reading
Timeless Principle #7: Are You A Screamer?
We’re more than halfway through our simple (but not simplistic) principles every managers needs to know. Let’s review the first six principles:  1. Quit focusing on the outward appearance and concentrate on what’s on the inside. 2. Be a... Continue Reading
Build Up or Tear Down - Which Way to Lead Change?
Have you seen lasting change come more from tearing down a thing or from building up its counterpoint? Does one trump the other in a city dying for lack of transformation? Tom Melohn said … One way to encourage people... Continue Reading
Dodgers Determination - Trying to Catch Lightning Again
I can still remember watching Kirk Gibson hobble to the plate on October 15, 1988. The Dodgers were down to their last. Gibson, NL MVP that season, was not expected to play during this World Series due to hamstring and knee... Continue Reading

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Leadership Traits Honed at High Altitude
Clippers are Led through Playoffs
Harry Taylor Wins One for Democracy But Not Necessarily Democrats
Basketball, Leadership & Character - Like Father, Like Son
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is a Leadership Pioneer
JetBlue Faces a New Challenge
Women Leaders Offer Insight ...part two

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