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Great Leadership is Not for the Faint Hearted

“All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” – John Kenneth Galbraith, U.S. economist, “The Age of Uncertainty” The illusion of

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The Emergence of Your Path

I recently facilitated a group of business leaders that included a fascinating conversation surrounding “life’s purpose” – defining your purpose and how to choose the right path towards it. The discussion ranged from the philosophical to the practical, the wild to the wondrous, the fantastic to the functional, and the

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Investing in Leadership Development – Lesson Three

Navigating Change and Decision-Making Effectively In my third and final lesson of my Investing in Leadership Development Series, I expand on the benefits of clearly leading through change and making better decisions. I also specify the drawbacks experienced by team members when resources are not dedicated to advancing leadership. Lesson

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Investing in Leadership Development: Lesson Two

Increasing Engagement and Effective Leadership At the beginning of March, I shared my first of three lessons that explore the impacts of investing in leadership development. In this second lesson, I cover two new specific benefits, as well as the disadvantages that executives, entrepreneurs, and teams may experience if they

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Investing in Leadership Development: Lesson One

  To Invest in Leadership or Not. That is the Question. What I am hearing now from clients is that their employees are feeling tired, unmotivated, disengaged, and executing minimal effort. Investing in leadership development now will determine your organization’s ability to recover and thrive in 2021 and beyond. I

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Leading Through Uncertainty

I have been fortunate to experience so much unplanned change and uncertainty over the years that taught me some great skills. I thought I would share a few to sustain your success: 1. See the Change. The ability to see the change, tell the truth, and not fight it has served me

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The Tale of Two Styles of Leadership

I have been fortunate to work with so many unique people over my career.  Some were leaders and some were not. It was always easy to distinguish between those who managed a position and those who developed an amazing team to achieve uncommon results. I’ve had to report to both

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The Leadership Platform

We are in an unusual time in our history and many look outside themselves to see who are the good leaders managing their platform to the greater good. Before we go further, let’s define what is a “platform.” It is a community of people who are connected to the message,

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Great Leadership is Not for the Faint Hearted

“All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” – John Kenneth Galbraith, U.S. economist, “The Age of Uncertainty” The illusion of

Continue Reading »

The Emergence of Your Path

I recently facilitated a group of business leaders that included a fascinating conversation surrounding “life’s purpose” – defining your purpose and how to choose the right path towards it. The discussion ranged from the philosophical to the practical, the wild to the wondrous, the fantastic to the functional, and the

Continue Reading »

Investing in Leadership Development – Lesson Three

Navigating Change and Decision-Making Effectively In my third and final lesson of my Investing in Leadership Development Series, I expand on the benefits of clearly leading through change and making better decisions. I also specify the drawbacks experienced by team members when resources are not dedicated to advancing leadership. Lesson

Continue Reading »

Investing in Leadership Development: Lesson Two

Increasing Engagement and Effective Leadership At the beginning of March, I shared my first of three lessons that explore the impacts of investing in leadership development. In this second lesson, I cover two new specific benefits, as well as the disadvantages that executives, entrepreneurs, and teams may experience if they

Continue Reading »

Investing in Leadership Development: Lesson One

  To Invest in Leadership or Not. That is the Question. What I am hearing now from clients is that their employees are feeling tired, unmotivated, disengaged, and executing minimal effort. Investing in leadership development now will determine your organization’s ability to recover and thrive in 2021 and beyond. I

Continue Reading »

Leading Through Uncertainty

I have been fortunate to experience so much unplanned change and uncertainty over the years that taught me some great skills. I thought I would share a few to sustain your success: 1. See the Change. The ability to see the change, tell the truth, and not fight it has served me

Continue Reading »

The Tale of Two Styles of Leadership

I have been fortunate to work with so many unique people over my career.  Some were leaders and some were not. It was always easy to distinguish between those who managed a position and those who developed an amazing team to achieve uncommon results. I’ve had to report to both

Continue Reading »

The Leadership Platform

We are in an unusual time in our history and many look outside themselves to see who are the good leaders managing their platform to the greater good. Before we go further, let’s define what is a “platform.” It is a community of people who are connected to the message,

Continue Reading »