Leading with Soul

“Their passions come only with their souls. Their souls love the hidden springs boiling and welling at the center of existence more than they love the company”.  David Whyte – from The Heart Aroused, Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America I have a longstanding and some would say naïve notion that we should Continue reading Leading with Soul

Lead With Me

What I want for you. I want you to be happy. To learn. To grow. To be your best. I’m for you. I want to help overcome your struggles. Heal your hurts. I want you to feel cared for. Connected. That you belong here. That we need you. That this is worth doing. I want Continue reading Lead With Me

When You Don’t Love the Work

“What does the world need?” “How can I contribute to the lives of others?” “What are my talents?” “How can I do best what I like to do and meet real needs where I work?” These questions are borrowed from the recently published book, “Primary Greatness” by the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Work can be Continue reading When You Don’t Love the Work

Why Do You Lead? 4 Reasons You Should Explore this Question

When was the last time you asked yourself the question, “Why do I lead?” Notice the question is not how you lead or what you lead but WHY you lead. What is the ultimate outcome or purpose that drives you to carry on despite the many challenges that accompany leadership? If you don’t know the answer to Continue reading Why Do You Lead? 4 Reasons You Should Explore this Question

The Inspiring Truth about Leading and Losing

We love winners. The leaders who made it to the top. Leaders with a great story. Accomplishments. Achievements. Success. It’s useful to recognize the positive traits of successful leaders. But don’t believe all the hype. Correlation does not imply causation. Not everyone who succeeds is a great leader. Many people succeed in spite of their Continue reading The Inspiring Truth about Leading and Losing