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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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5 Keys to Being a Successful Pattern Breaker

  “The most basic way to get someone’s attention is this: Break a pattern.” Chip Heath and Dan Heath If you are in leadership one of your foundational tools to gain and keep alignment is communication through words and actions. This is easily said and great communication takes a thoughtful

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Learn to Grow

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach her/him to learn by creating curiosity, (s)he will continue the learning process as long as (s)he lives.” Clay P. Bedford Leaders understand the importance of ongoing growth and learning not only for themselves but equally

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The Truth of Trust

“One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.” E.M. Forster In leadership the word trust is used daily in assessment if one is a good leader or follower. And the word trust has many different meanings depending on the

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The Best Dirt of Leadership

Leadership is the ability to work with and through others to reach a common vision or goal. These are easy words and the practice is hard work. Daily there are moments where there is misalignment or my way is the right way. Whenever you or others are at an impasse

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Leadership is a practice not a position - Bobbie Goheen

Leadership is a Practice

Often people believe leadership is the ability to inspire others…and that is true, it is part of it. And there are many other key components of leadership which make it a lifelong practice. Here a few areas which provide the areas of practice: * Goal Alignment – Your objectives and

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Bobbie Goheen in in the real world, leadership is about the ability to move, touch and inspire others to a new vision and better future

7 Indicators of a Real Leader

Leadership in many countries and companies people is attributed to a position. However, in the real world, leadership is about the ability to move, touch and inspire others to a new vision and better future. Here are the key indicators of a leader in today’s world 1. Positive Assumption –

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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

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

Continue Reading »

5 Keys to Being a Successful Pattern Breaker

  “The most basic way to get someone’s attention is this: Break a pattern.” Chip Heath and Dan Heath If you are in leadership one of your foundational tools to gain and keep alignment is communication through words and actions. This is easily said and great communication takes a thoughtful

Continue Reading »
purple haze sunset

Learn to Grow

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach her/him to learn by creating curiosity, (s)he will continue the learning process as long as (s)he lives.” Clay P. Bedford Leaders understand the importance of ongoing growth and learning not only for themselves but equally

Continue Reading »

The Truth of Trust

“One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.” E.M. Forster In leadership the word trust is used daily in assessment if one is a good leader or follower. And the word trust has many different meanings depending on the

Continue Reading »
bud growing in dirt

The Best Dirt of Leadership

Leadership is the ability to work with and through others to reach a common vision or goal. These are easy words and the practice is hard work. Daily there are moments where there is misalignment or my way is the right way. Whenever you or others are at an impasse

Continue Reading »
Leadership is a practice not a position - Bobbie Goheen

Leadership is a Practice

Often people believe leadership is the ability to inspire others…and that is true, it is part of it. And there are many other key components of leadership which make it a lifelong practice. Here a few areas which provide the areas of practice: * Goal Alignment – Your objectives and

Continue Reading »
Bobbie Goheen in in the real world, leadership is about the ability to move, touch and inspire others to a new vision and better future

7 Indicators of a Real Leader

Leadership in many countries and companies people is attributed to a position. However, in the real world, leadership is about the ability to move, touch and inspire others to a new vision and better future. Here are the key indicators of a leader in today’s world 1. Positive Assumption –

Continue Reading »