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Dan Rockwell

Dan Rockwell

Dan Rockwell is author of the popular Leadership Freak Blog. He has 35 years' experience as a public speaker and teacher, and 15 years’ experience as a consultant. Currently, Dan resides in central Pennsylvania with his wife, Dale. He leads a local nonprofit organization, writes, teaches, and coaches in the leadership and social media arenas. Follow Dan on Twitter at @leadershipfreak or email him at

Articles from Dan Rockwell

The Advantage of Not Having All the Answers

By Dan Rockwell

February 5, 2016

Lackluster leaders are unremarkable because they know too much, yet grow too little.  Read more »

Past, Present, and Future Tense Leadership

By Dan Rockwell

January 29, 2016

 You are better when your view of time is broader. Read more »

What Bad Habits Do You Bring to the Table?

By Dan Rockwell

January 22, 2016

Saying, “let’s hurry up and get this meeting over,” means the process needs improvement. Read more »

Six Steps to a Team That Can Weather Anything

By Dan Rockwell

January 15, 2016

Leaders draw themselves and others towards discomfort, not towards ease. If it is easy to achieve, it is below your potential. The more meaningful your dream, the more it requires of you.Breakthroughs occur at the collision of discomfort and passion. But passion doesn’t eliminate ... Read more »

Energize Your Organization with Conversation

By Dan Rockwell

January 8, 2016

Don’t let paperwork and meetings prevent you from quarterly one-on-ones with your team. People aren’t the problem, poorly managing your time with them is.   Read more »

The Best Thing You Can Do In 2016

By Dan Rockwell

January 1, 2016

What are some of the best things leaders can do for themselves in 2016? Read more »

The Deadly Danger of Maybe

By Dan Rockwell

December 14, 2015

You don’t like to say no, so you say maybe. But saying maybe is more harmful than saying no. You can’t execute on maybe. You say maybe because you falsely believe it’s helpful. In reality, you need to be liked.“Maybe” is unhelpful commitment: * If I ... Read more »

The 7 Powers of Weakness

By Dan Rockwell

November 23, 2015

Don’t wait until you have it “all together” to lead. Arrogant leaders parade strengths. Successful leaders understand the power of weaknesses. You’re untrustworthy and disqualified from leadership, if you don’t have weaknesses.Authentic leaders are better because they accept weakness.The seven powers of weakness: * Weakness expands ... Read more »

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