How to Deal with a Bad Boss
Ron Rael travels around the country delivering powerful and tailored keynotes for organizations and companies.
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Blog Articles About Leadership
“I want it all!” or “I want more!” “I am in control!” “I am better than you!” “I have no flaws!” “Not in my backyard.” “I have complete power over you!” “Do what I say and ignore what I do!” “You cannot get away with that!” “Your piece is bigger than mine!” “I don’t...read more
“We are a company that practices transparency.” “I am transparent!” I frequently hear statements like these in company advertisements and from individuals running for public office. However, like the labels of ethical and integrity, transparent is an adjective...read more
What is right with leaders today? Leaders are the moral center of the group or organization they lead. What we hear most often about are the unethical leaders who don’t have a moral center or who prefer the low road. Thankfully, there...read more
Another method for engaging employees is to hold professionally facilitated town hall meetings and focus groups. These well-organized and timely sessions are designed to get employees to open up and more importantly to listen to messages you need them to hear....read more
A leader needs his or her credibility to be trusted. While you are human and will make mistakes, it is a trait of preeminent leaders to think ahead and do continuous scenario planning. Here are actions and behaviors to avoid, demonstrating your commitment...read more
“I am 13!” I explained. My grandson responded, “No you're not. You're old!Of course, he was being teased but refused to take my bait. There is some truth to that fib, however. My tree rings now number 67, which caused me to pause and reflect. Who I Am Now...read more
Theodore Roosevelt was a great leader! One of his abilities was to look out past the now, to think about the long-term. With this asset, he then developed a vision for our future. For example, he forsaw the menacing presence of Japan as early as 1896 and...read more
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than an outstanding leader. He was a superhero! Dr. King lacked any superpowers, in a Superman or Wonder Woman sense. To me, he deserves this honor because...read more
HRI Honors President George H. W. Bush The world has lost a high road leader! President Bush was a man committed to finding the good in people. His often-quoted speech that extolled “1,000 points of light” reminds us that everyone has value and gifts to...read more
A few weeks ago, I had an interesting conversation about leadership with a person I did not perceive as a leader: Santa Claus. I had a few minutes to talk with a professional Santa, and when he heard that I was a leadership coach, his eyes lit up and he...read more