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Navigational Leadership

“If there is one thing that’s certain in business, it is uncertainty.” Steven Covey We are in an unprecedented time of leadership where information and knowledge are changing daily, which requires leaders and society to change dynamically every day. I am fortunate enough to work with very successful leaders who

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2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Five

“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.” Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow When leading a large team, it was not uncommon for someone to enter my office

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2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Four

“[A]ll change, even very large and powerful change, begins when a few people start talking with one another about something they care about.” Margaret Wheatley Leaders have the ability to create “vibrant dialogue” in a way that stimulates, motivates, connects and focuses others to achieve in new ways. Vibrant dialogue

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2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Three

  “We each create our world by what we choose to notice, creating a world of distinction that makes sense to us. We then ‘see’ the world through the self we have created.” Margaret J. Wheatley Core to visionary leadership is the ability to be crystal clear in all communications.

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2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Two

“Neoteny is more than retaining a youthful appearance, although that is often part of it. Neoteny is the retention of all those wonderful qualities that we associate with youth: curiosity, playfulness, eagerness, fearlessness, warmth, energy. Unlike those defeated by time and age, our geezers have remained much like our geeks

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2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson One

“A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.” Rosabeth Moss Kanter Leaders who are succeeding during this time of high velocity change have been exhibiting seven similar practices. In this 2020 Visionary Leadership

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Lead, Learn and Navigate Through Uncertainty

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.” George Orwell In the past ten days I have had numerous conversations

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Navigational Leadership

“If there is one thing that’s certain in business, it is uncertainty.” Steven Covey We are in an unprecedented time of leadership where information and knowledge are changing daily, which requires leaders and society to change dynamically every day. I am fortunate enough to work with very successful leaders who

Continue Reading »

2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Five

“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.” Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow When leading a large team, it was not uncommon for someone to enter my office

Continue Reading »

2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Four

“[A]ll change, even very large and powerful change, begins when a few people start talking with one another about something they care about.” Margaret Wheatley Leaders have the ability to create “vibrant dialogue” in a way that stimulates, motivates, connects and focuses others to achieve in new ways. Vibrant dialogue

Continue Reading »

2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Three

  “We each create our world by what we choose to notice, creating a world of distinction that makes sense to us. We then ‘see’ the world through the self we have created.” Margaret J. Wheatley Core to visionary leadership is the ability to be crystal clear in all communications.

Continue Reading »

2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson Two

“Neoteny is more than retaining a youthful appearance, although that is often part of it. Neoteny is the retention of all those wonderful qualities that we associate with youth: curiosity, playfulness, eagerness, fearlessness, warmth, energy. Unlike those defeated by time and age, our geezers have remained much like our geeks

Continue Reading »

2020 Visionary Leadership Series: Lesson One

“A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.” Rosabeth Moss Kanter Leaders who are succeeding during this time of high velocity change have been exhibiting seven similar practices. In this 2020 Visionary Leadership

Continue Reading »

Lead, Learn and Navigate Through Uncertainty

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.” George Orwell In the past ten days I have had numerous conversations

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