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In Search of Authentic Leaders

From what I see in most companies, employees at all organizational levels seek meaning and fulfillment at work. And most are willing to work hard for authentic, trustworthy leaders. Authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership. But a simplistic...

What Blocks Creative Insights?

I’ve been exploring how leaders and managers can facilitate high performance in people through creative insights. Albert Einstein is reported to have said that if you gave him an hour to solve a problem, he’d use the first 55 minutes to consider if it was...

Resilience Booster

Man Hand writing Resilience with black marker on visual screenOne of the key skills of resilient people is how they handle everyday setbacks with optimism and positive self-talk. I had the opportunity to attend a workshop led by Dr. Robert Brooks, a Harvard Professor and expert on resilience and motivation. He stated that “one…

What People Want From Leaders

Leadership professors Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes, after surveying thousands of people on ideal leadership qualities, reveal that the ability to look forward is second only to honesty as the most admired trait. On average, 70 percent of workers worldwide select...

Shift Your Mindset to Unlock Your Potential

When working with my extremely talented executive coaching clients, we do a lot of work with the brain and mindset. Have you thought about your own mindset? Do you ever wonder why some very smart people don’t live up to their potential? Maybe you yourself need to...