Inspiration

The Energy of Encouragement

Leaders don’t just ask people to do things. Or tell them to do things. They help people believe they can do bigger things. And better things. en·cour·age to inspire (someone) with the courage or confidence (to do something): to stimulate (something or someone to do something) by approval or help; support Encouragement is a form of energy. It opens the Continue reading The Energy of Encouragement

Let the Power of Imagination Fuel Your Leadership

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ― Albert Einstein Process. Data. Measurement. Planning. Communication. Vision. Strategy. Words we associate with leadership. Imagination? Not so much. And that’s unfortunate. I suppose there are reasons we don’t talk Continue reading Let the Power of Imagination Fuel Your Leadership

More Than A Resume

I read 22 resumes this weekend. 22 people trying to out-resume each other. All amazingly alike. Full of useful data. And still I was left wondering, Who are you? Forget the job history. The education. The accomplishments. Let’s talk about the rest of you. The best of you. Your heart. Your wisdom. Your personality. Your Continue reading More Than A Resume

Powerful Visualization Questions that can Kick-Start your Culture Change

A significant 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