How Does a Leader Handle NO?

When you have an idea, you want to tell someone. When you believe the idea  is especially good, you may even be thinking about taking a new direction (in life or career). As you share the idea, the common answer is often NO! Leaders who see more than the people around them and see things […]

Personal Growth: Making It Stick

Big Event

We’ve all been there before; a seminar, a speaker, or a program. WOW what a message! I believe that. I want to do that. That’s it! I’m going to use this to make some big changes and do big things. Then we go home and life resumes. We let ‘normal’ get in the way. Old […]

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15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

“15 Invaluable Laws of Growth”

John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, coach, and author who has sold over 19 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders worldwide. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books which have each sold more than one million copies: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader.

Professional Growth: The Triple-A Approach to Change Management

3 Ways for Personal Change


In the business world, a large movement of “change management” has arisen. Companies large and small know about the need to manage change in their organization. Regardless of the reason for change, managing the change is always a challenge. A dedicated discipline for change management has been adopted. For leaders, individual change management can be […]

Leadership: Pride Is a Cruel Master


Dealing with highly successful professionals has shown me a wide variety of interesting things about human nature. Perhaps the most significant negative attribute I’ve witnessed is PRIDE. I see pride as a two-edged sword; it cuts both ways. Pride can be a good thing when applied in the context of positive leadership as in “I am proud […]

Convicted, Conflicted, or Confused


A leader can easily find themselves in three states of mind; convicted, conflicted, or confused. Your situation may shift between the three. Each new day brings new tests and tough decisions that have to be made. In which state of mind do you usually operate? Convicted In this context, when I use the word convicted, I am […]

Leadership Playlist Built by Experience

Great Play List

I like a good play list as much as the next guy. Tunes I pay attention to are ones that have grown in my heart and mind over the years. Artists who hit a particular chord with me stay on my list a long time. I don’t shuffle all that often. However, I am open […]

New Member of Ariba Network

It is my pleasure to announce that my firm, HeadwayExec, LLC has been added to the Ariba Network of suppliers and contractors.
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Making Things Bigger Than They Really Are

Chicken Little courtesy Disney Corp

Do you sometimes make things bigger than they really are? Managers and leaders need to be on watch for overstating what is going on. More importantly, they need to throttle their internal reaction to the things around them. The great social activist Chicken Little was quoted as saying “The sky is falling” when he had […]