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Dear Dan, My Boss Didn’t Keep His Promises

Dear Dan, I have to have a difficult conversation with my boss about promises made that have not been kept or fulfilled. Any thoughts about how to properly challenge up? Ready to Challenge… Continue reading →

The Six Pitfalls of Leadership

The pitfalls of leadership spring from within. Dangers that emerge from within are more perilous than dangers that attack from without. The Six Pitfalls of Leadership: #1. Perceived knowledge. “Those who think they… Continue reading →

7 Power Tips for Having a Tough Conversation

“The point is this: difficult conversations are almost never about getting the facts right. They are about conflicting perceptions, interpretations, and values.” Douglas Stone, Difficult Conversations. 7 Power Tips for Having a Tough… Continue reading →

6 Power Tips for Tough Conversations

You tried to deal with the issue when it was small but there’s no improvement. Now it’s time for a tough conversation. Power Tips for Tough Conversations: #1. Build positive relationships: Positive relationships… Continue reading →

Creating Change Starts with ‘Getting Out of One’s Bubble’

Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. C. Otto Scharmer to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Essentials of Theory U. (Deadline:… Continue reading →

How to See Opportunity Everywhere You Go

The way you show up impacts what you see. Leaders who shows up to fix things sees problems and inadequacies. Leaders who show up to celebrate progress see strengths and opportunities. The world… Continue reading →

The Complete List of ‘UP’ for Leaders

Thanks to readers who correct, clarify, and expand on the ideas presented here on Leadership Freak. Several readers expanded the ideas in this morning’s post. I can’t resist compiling a ‘complete’ list of… Continue reading →

How to Show Up, Stir Up, Build Up, and Shut Up

If you let your mind wander, you’ll end up where you don’t want to go. Give your personal leadership focus and direction. #1. Show Up. Bring your best self to work by determining… Continue reading →

One Driver, Many Printers, Choice with Pull Print

The Pull Print Driver is a single driver that can be used with your Xerox printer fleet giving you the choice of what printer to use to print your job. The Pull Print Driver allows you to “push” your job to a queue at your network server and then “pull” it at the Xerox printer convenient to you. The Xerox Pull Print driver allows users of popular “Pull Printing” solutions to use one single, configurable print driver for their printing needs with compatible Xerox Printers and Multifunction Printers.

Intelligent Disobedience: 5 Ways to Invite Disconfirming Feedback

“Serious errors are avoided by the use of Intelligent Disobedience.” Ira Chaleff, author of Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do Is Wrong. Books I’ve read in March: The Education of… Continue reading →