11 September 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 4

Concluding the elements that go into Presence in a leader. Succinctness Don’t you wish this was a trait that all of our leaders possessed?  Wouldn’t it be great to turn on “Meet the Press” one Sunday morning and actually have a politician answer a question with a simple “Yes” or “No” when that is all [...]

9 September 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 3

Continuing with the elements of Presence found in a leader. Eye Contact This hardly seems like a topic that requires comment.  When you meet someone, when you’re talking to them, look them in the eye.  Simple enough.  But that’s not always what happens. A few years ago I was conducting a class at a local [...]

4 September 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 2

In my last entry I discussed Presence as one of the elements of leadership.  Now, I’ll cover the elements of Presence. Vision Leaders are often visionaries.  They think outside of the box.  A discussion with a visionary will take you on a journey to unknown places.  Visionaries are dreamers so their concepts are not always [...]

2 September 2014 0 Comments

Leadership

During my life I have held several leadership rolls.  I have also had the privilege of working with and for many leaders.  Some of them have been very effective; some less so. My observations in the following several entries come from the leaders I have known and what I have learned from my own experiences [...]