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8 Temptations of Leadership

The temptation to fix. It’s hard to resist the urge to intervene. Even when we know the team needs to figure it out, there’s a part of us that wants to ride in on the white horse. Especially when we think we know what’s needed. Choose to let them grow. The temptation to mislead. Just Continue reading 8 Temptations of Leadership

A Bridge to Better Choices

We want to make better choices, Choices we don’t regret, Choices that serve our goals, Choices that earn our self-respect.   Choices don’t wait ‘til we’re ready, They arrive just in time, Doors that open from the inside, Revealing our thoughts and intentions.   Every choice will bend us, Like wind upon the trees, Shaping Continue reading A Bridge to Better Choices

Leadership is a State of Mind

Your state informs your leadership. If you are in a negative state, you will be oriented toward negative forms of leadership behavior and negative outcomes. If you are in a positive state, you will be oriented toward positive forms of leadership behavior and positive outcomes. Simple, right? Yet, how often do you really pay attention Continue reading Leadership is a State of Mind

The Most Important Question We Forget to Ask

In the haze of today’s hectic world, we drift into autopilot. Reacting to our immediate thoughts and emotions instead of responding from our deeper intention. We take shortcuts. Miss  important details. Hurt or damage relationships. Make assumptions. Label and judge.   Symptoms of our busyness. Distraction. Stress. Fear.   In that moment, before you react. Continue reading The Most Important Question We Forget to Ask

This, That or the Other Thing

Many of the decisions we face are presented as either / or. This or that. Right or left. Please choose between the two evils and find the lesser. A quick assessment of the pros and cons should do the trick. This is what we are paid to do; we make decisions. Pressed for time and Continue reading This, That or the Other Thing