Monthly Archives: March 2015


Turkey Leaders in Petoskey MI

When it comes to leadership, what can you expect from a turkey? Clear, cool, rain, cold, ice snow – That’s how the day has progressed in Petoskey  MI from 7 am  to 10 am. The weather isn’t the only thing happening in Petoskey this morning, a friend of mine sent me these pics of a…

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The Fallacy of DIY Coaching

Do-It-Yourself Coaching Fails to Score I recently read an article in a magazine titled – Be Your Own Life Coach. The article notes: “A 2013 study by Stanford University and The Miles Group shows that two-thirds of CEOs are not receiving coaching from sources outside their companies, and 100 percent of participants wish they were.”…

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Moving-Target Leadership

Is there a ‘BEST” in Leadership? Best Leadership Qualities, Best Leadership Practices… I’ve read the articles, you’ve read the articles and I’ve even written some of the articles. But, is there really a ‘best’ in leadership? The best qualities or attributes of leadership are often based upon the subjective values of the one defining them.…

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Leadership Lessons from the Grave

The Gift of Failure How would success and failure look from the grave? Would we still value the time we invested in financial success and fame? Would our failures still cause us angst or even still be considered failures. Will the definition of success remain the same or be seen as something entirely different from…

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