A Leading Perspective

Pragmatic insights for the leader in you

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Accountability

Ever had a day where you are figuratively hit over the head with life lessons?  Today was one of those days.  There are too many to write about in just one post so today, I’ll choose the one that fits this months’ theme on Leadership.   Accountability   What a great word.     Webster defines…

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Error Of Our Ways

As an HR Consultant and small business owner, I am often reminded of leadership lessons of the past.  This past week, something occurred with one of my SoYo staff that caused me to reflect on something I learned many moons ago: know the difference between a lack of judgment and a lack of character… and…

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Minute To Win It & Leadership

A Guest Post from Kalani Parnell   Although my television viewing fluctuates between the discovery channel and the cartoon channel, from time to time I have found myself immersed in a game show called “Minute to Win it” (MTWI). For those of you who aren’t yet fans, in this game show partners compete through 10…

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Jeopardy & Business

A Guest Post from Bert Doerhoff   Jeopardy is perhaps one of America’s most popular game shows of all-time. It has made a successful run since 1964 and has captured the minds of viewers all over the country. Though its premise is simple, its lessons can be applied to a myriad of situations – including…

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Power and Influence

A dear friend of mine, Kalani, recently traveled to the Philippines and spent a day carving with a man named Ernesto and his apprentices.  After a day spent swapping stories and emerging himself in a craft he loves, he bought me a carving from Ernesto’s shop.  For those of you who may not recognize it,…

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All You Need is Love, part two

Last week, I posted “All You Need is Love” worried it was too long but also sure it was not long enough.  It’s challenging to write a short blog about building, maintaining or repairing relationships so I ended up with two parts! Relationships – that’s what The Five Love Languages* is all about.  “All You…

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