Gollum’s The Actual Hero

Gollum’s The Actual Hero

Unpopular opinion.If we base our systems of reward only on results, which most of us do, then Gollum is the actual hero of the story. Yes, Frodo volunteered to risk his life and suffer the journey to take the ring to Mount Doom. Yes, he suffered, wrestled with Sauron...
Taking Stock – The Benefits

Taking Stock – The Benefits

To make progress, to get ahead, the natural assumption is that we need to keep moving forward. Take the next step, and keep going until you get there. But like all things in leadership and life, it’s not so binary.There are always other effective options...
The Mark Of A Great Leader

The Mark Of A Great Leader

This is an unpopular opinion. And I can’t remember seeing this in articles, posts, or all those YouTube videos about inspiring leaders. The mark of a great leader is not their ability to give an inspiring talk or captivate an audience. Nor to have a strong...