I’m Third

One day, when our daughter was about eight, she came home from a church summer camp wearing a tee shirt with the phrase “I’m third” printed on it. When I asked what it meant she explained that God came first, other people second and, “I’m third.” I can’t think of a better guiding principal for…

Leaders or Managers

We’ve all read articles or heard speakers pontificate on the differences between leadership and management. I reject the concept. Leadership is management and management is leadership. To cast management as a second tier role downplays its importance in a successful organization. My preference is to view leadership as both an art and a science. The…

So tell me, what do you believe?

That’s my favorite question to open with at a job interview; “what do you believe?   Candidates usually stare in disbelief or offer a copy of their resume. Obviously, reading, “The Tens Steps to a Great Interview” didn’t cover this one. After some stuttering, I’m usually asked what I mean. I just want to know about…