Powerful Visualization Questions that can Kick-Start your Culture Change

A┬ásignificant challenge to inspiring culture change is shifting the focus from a rational, mental exercise, (we should do X to get result Y), to an emotional, personal orientation that generates a high level of excitement and energy directed towards the desired outcome. In other words, we try to “fix” the culture by using our heads Continue reading Powerful Visualization Questions that can Kick-Start your Culture Change

The Second Arrow: Leadership and the Art of Self-Compassion

The first arrow strikes unexpectedly. A project derailed. A coworker lies. A promotion missed. We feel pain.   This type suffering is the nature of life. The reality we cannot ┬ácontrol despite our best efforts.   Then the second arrow arrives. I should have done more. How did I not see this coming? I am Continue reading The Second Arrow: Leadership and the Art of Self-Compassion

Getting to the Point of Leadership – 3 Questions

Pick any definition. Leadership theory comes in a thousand flavors. The only definition that matters is the one that matters to you. So what’s your point? Exactly.   What is your point?   When you remove all the superficial, external motivations, what remains? What is the single driving force that moves you to lead? What Continue reading Getting to the Point of Leadership – 3 Questions