Ego and Leadership: My story

Is ego in leaders bad? When we think of ego we too often point to examples where ego has been the destruction of people. Barry Bonds. Bill Clinton. Marion Jones. Richard Nixon. The list could get long. We too often forget that ego is the reason many of these people succeeded in the first place. Ego deserves some exploration.

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Leave the Squirrels Alone – Put Energy Where It Matters

Making decisions in the heat of a ‘battle’ often results in costly choices. The cost might only be time, but more than likely it is eroded trust, weakened relationships, and a shift from we thinking to me thinking. Seth Godin calls this lizard brain thinking. So how do we avoid it?

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