An Explanation of L.O.V.E. and Leadership – “V”

I discussed previously that Leadership requires building relationships with others.  The “V” in my definition of L.O.V.E. is “vulnerable.”  The definition of  vulnerable is very interesting to me because it includes words like weak, defenseless, or powerless.  However, showing vulnerability as a leader to me means very different things and is so important in strengthening our relationships.  I feel like […]

An Explanation of L.O.V.E. and Leadership – “O”

Hopefully by now you’ve read all about “L.”  So, let’s move on to the meaning of “O.”  In my world, this is being OPEN or OPENNESS AND OPINIONS.  As a leader are you openly sharing your Vision and doing this often?  Are you openly sharing details about who you are, what you like or dislike, and even […]

Losing a close friend

I lost a close friend just yesterday; he was only 39!  What????  How does that happen; how does life work this way.  He was way too young….a husband and father of two young children.  Did I say he was only 39?  I’m 42 and this is the first time I’ve lost a close friend.  I’ve […]