Not Another Donut!

Why Familiarity Rarely Breeds Contempt… There is an old saying: “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Yes, it’s true, familiarity can breed contempt. […]

Courage and Leadership

Recently I had the opportunity to meet Mary Ann Masur Singer. She shares these wonderful (and short) Leadership Tips every Monday. Her one on Courage, below, has a message I think is worth repeating here for my readers. The list of what makes a great leader is long. I my experience working with leaders, the one asset leaders need first and foremost is Courage. Is is said that Aristotle said, “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” I hope you enjoy Mary Ann’s thoughts on Courage as much as I do.

Feelin’ Like A Fool: How To Spot A Liar

“Fool” is such a loaded word, full of guilt and shame… and I often hear “How could I have been such a fool?” We’ve all had that moment where we realize we’ve been taken advantage of, where we stop and say, “How could that have happened?” So, why do we fall for a lie and can we spot a liar? The short answer is, as in much of life, “It depends.”