Lead People, Manage Process

Most people don’t want to be managed.  Dr. Alan Zimmerman, CSP explains that people “resist management because it’s too much like being ‘controlled.”  People want leadership, not more management.  Good leadership is not bestowed; it is earned, developed, and demonstrated through actions, then repeated. Similarly, one of the hardest parts Read more…

The Farmer from Iowa

Year after year, the farmer from Iowa grew award winning corn, hands down better than all his neighboring farmers.  This was continually evidenced and awarded by the Iowa State Fair corn competition. Year after year, after the end of the competition, the farmer from Iowa would invite over all his Read more…