Personal Development

As Long as You Lead, Keep Learning How to Lead

Leadership is the gift you unpack every day. It’s the same but it’s never the same. Always something new to learn. Something new to try. It will surprise you. Frustrate you. Move you. Just when you think you’ve got it sorted out. It suddenly slips through your fingers. The answer you had in mind, Doesn’t work Continue reading As Long as You Lead, Keep Learning How to Lead

6 Practices for Cultivating a Fresh Perspective

    “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ― Aldous Huxley One of our most significant challenges as humans and leaders is the inclination to maintain equilibrium. In other words, we like to stick with what has worked for us in the past and Continue reading 6 Practices for Cultivating a Fresh Perspective

A Leader’s Relationship with Fear

Fear is the unseen hand that influences almost everything we do. It is present in every relationship. It intervenes in every decision. It responds to every event. It assumes every intent. We’re wired for fear. And we don’t like to talk about it. That sounds pretty dramatic, but I’m really just setting the context. Our Continue reading A Leader’s Relationship with Fear

Letting-Go Leadership

“An attachment isn’t a fact. It is a belief…” ~ Anthony De Mello Let go. This line of thinking is counter-intuitive. Our instinct is to hold on, to protect, to become attached, to expect. The more we attach ourselves to expectations, people or things the more anxiety we create and the less effective we become. Continue reading Letting-Go Leadership

Designing Your Day – 30X3

Leadership is a contact sport. Every day will bring its share of team conflicts, urgent challenges, unexpected changes and difficult decisions. With all the demands placed on organizations and leaders we can easily find ourselves “LOST”. L – low on energy O – overly stressed S – short on patience T – temperamental with others Continue reading Designing Your Day – 30X3