Leadership

The real enemy of greatness…

The real enemy of greatness…

I’ve always appreciated the Jewish proverb which states that good is the enemy of great. This has been applied many ways over the years, but it’s especially useful in reminding us of the negative consequences that can come from merely settling for for “good” when we are capable of so much more, whether we’re talking […]

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One of the saddest things you’ll ever see…

One of the saddest things you’ll ever see is a leader who doesn’t lead. They want the title, they want the position, they want the power, they want whatever it is they want, but they don’t want to serve. They don’t want to make tough decisions, they don’t want to take responsibility, they don’t really […]

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What is “Quality?”

Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what […]

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Before you give up on your resolution, remember this…

Lots of people set resolutions for the new year, and lots of people end up abandoning them a few weeks afterward. What’s worse, these people often end up feeling like they failed. Or worse, they consider themselves a “Failure.” Remember, success is a process, not an event. We talked about that some time ago, and […]

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