Entries by Gary Runn

5 for Leadership-February 6th

for Leadership is a collection of timely posts on the topic of leadership from this past week. Sometimes I will introduce you to new bloggers, sometimes I stay with tried and true. I always aim for quality and variety while staying focused on what leaders need. Leadership Lessons From an NFL Exec “You never know […]

Your Greatest Gift & Your Greatest Wound

Leaders are often defined by two things. Celebrity leaders . . . even more so. These two aspects of every leader’s life will define them for better or worse. These two aspects of a leader’s life are observable, verifiable, and experienced by those who follow . . . or fall within a leader’s wake. The […]

The Power of Journaling

A few years ago I wrote a post entitled, Keeping a Leadership Journal. It has been one of my most popular posts ever since. In that piece, I suggested four good reasons for keeping a specific journal on leadership. I hold to those four principles to this day. In today’s Wall Street Journal there was […]

Busy is Not the Pinnacle of Leadership

I was in the grocery store the other day and overheard a conversation between two shoppers. “Hey, how are you doing? I haven’t seen you for a while.” “Oh, I am so busy–but I have been meaning to get in touch with you.” “I understand, I am up to my ears in busy. That’s just […]

Preventing Leadership Mush

Last week I participated in some national meetings with the team in which I serve. While discussing a particular topic, I mentioned the word “mush” tied to leadership. This caught one of the other team members off guard and quickly stated that I must blog about leadership mush. It became a common refrain for the […]