September 11th, 2014

Presentation Skills And The Effective Leader

5th In A Series: Lessons On Executive Leadership Styles And Behaviors.

Did you know that the fear of public speaking is consistently ranked the top phobia in America? The fear of death comes in at number two.

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made an insightful and humorous observation based on these survey responses: “That means to the average

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August 26th, 2014

Writing Skills And The Effective Leader

4th In A Series: Lessons On Executive Leadership Styles And Behaviors.

Paul Danos is the longest-serving dean at a top U.S. business school — the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. He began his tenure in 1995 when Amazon only sold books domestically and 150 million people relied on television to

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August 3rd, 2014

Positivity And The Effective Leader

3rd In A Series: Lessons On Executive Leadership Styles And Behaviors.

To hear health and fitness writer Dorothy Folts-Gray tell it, everyone knows yawns are catching, even from a photo, even from a dog. “But so are moods, and we pick them up without even realizing it.”

Mood contagion, the tendency to ‘catch’ (experience/express) another

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March 5th, 2014

‘Servant Leadership’ and San Diego’s New Top Cop

Profile In Leadership: Shelley Zimmerman, Chief of Police.

Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman

A beaming Shelley Zimmerman proudly accepted her appointment as the City of San Diego’s new Police Chief Tuesday afternoon.  A standing room only crowd of well-wishers, including local law enforcement, business and community leaders, packed the City Council Chambers for the historic moment; she

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October 5th, 2013

BOOKS – The Servant

A Simple Story About The True Essence of Leadership

This short, gem of a read is a story about a seemingly successful businessman whose career and personal life are actually spiraling in the wrong direction — downward. He is failing horribly in all of his leadership roles (father, boss, coach) and somewhat in denial about his

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