Tag: Trust

Trust And Trustworthiness

October 7, 2013 7 Comments
Trust And Trustworthiness

The third blog post I ever wrote, way back in March of 2009, was on trust. I think it’s one of the most important disciplines any leader needs to master, and it’s indispensable during times of change. In this seven minute video, I provide a brief summary on the evidence-based foundation of trust and trustworthiness. [...]

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Citizenship At Work: Draft Of My Talk For TEDxReno

April 16, 2013 10 Comments
Citizenship At Work: Draft Of My Talk For TEDxReno

On Friday, April 26, 2013, I have the privilege of sharing my thoughts about organizational citizenship at TEDxReno. My main idea is that we are all responsible for our citizenship at work because the evidence shows our citizenship matters. This will be different from any other presentation I’ve given in my career. To deliver a [...]

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The Choices Of Leadership

April 5, 2013 2 Comments
The Choices Of Leadership

I am speaking this morning to a group of leaders at Truckee Meadows Community College. It’s not often that I get a chance to speak to colleagues in education about leadership so I am looking forward to it. These folks have been participating in leadership development and my talk will be the final session. I [...]

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Mr. Owen’s Lesson: The Irresponsibility Tax

October 30, 2012 10 Comments
Mr. Owen’s Lesson: The Irresponsibility Tax

On my first day of high school, I found myself in the history class of Mr. Robert Owen. Like many of my peers, the start of high school for me was a mix of insecurity, anxiety, and excitement. I must have been a little too excited, because 10 minutes into class I found myself in [...]

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