Are leaders born or made? The answer will surprise you.

Since the beginning of time, people have wondered if leaders are born or if leaders are made. Thousands of books and thousands of research studies have addressed this question as well. I know. I’ve read them. So what is the RIGHT answer? I think I know … and that is … a few people are born leaders. They’re more naturally inclined to be leaders. There’s something in their …

A Gift For All Seasons

Note from Dr. Alan Zimmerman:  The holidays will soon be here and we’ll be wondering what to give others.  Here’s a unique list of ten gift suggestions.  While these gifts won’t cost you a dime, that doesn’t necessarily mean they are valueless.  On the contrary, when you give one of these gifts, you are giving the most priceless gift of …

Constructive Feedback Always Passes 3 Tests

There is nothing that causes more harm than words–thoughtless, inappropriate words.  The wrong words can destroy the relationships you have with your coworkers and destroy the business you have with your customers.  Some people think there’s no need to worry about such things. All you have to do is tell the truth.  Afterall, honesty is the best policy.  Well yes …