Category: Leadership

  • Teamwork as Teachers

    Teamwork as Teachers

    Effective teams are are rare. During a storm, the team I taught sailing with was tested, and we passed. It felt great to be part of this high-functioning, focused group. Looking back, we can dissect what worked.

  • The Power of Perspective

    The Power of Perspective

    Remember being told, “There are no stupid questions?” The outlandish questions are usually what lead to the most revolutionary ideas.

  • Positive Power of Millennials

    Positive Power of Millennials

    Traditional corporate culture is in trouble because the younger generation just will not put up with the negatives of the status quo. They are not ignoring generational differences, and they are not letting others ignore it, either. I just spent a weekend experiencing a front-row seat to the rewriting of the rules. It was inspiring and empowering. Here is what I saw.

  • Work It for Good

    Work It for Good

    As we progress through the various levels of need, once we have our basic needs met, how much money do we need to make, and what do we do with it? These are questions that many executives wrestle with, and few are able to discuss. Business and making money can be good for everyone involved. […]

  • Empathy: The Not-So-Easy Superpower

    Empathy: The Not-So-Easy Superpower

    Leaders must strive for true empathy in order to unlock its powerful transformative potential. That’s why it is often referred to as a superpower! Developing and rising above our innate biases can be tough but, when we embrace this challenge, the results are nothing short of incredible.

  • Leveraging Limbo

    Leveraging Limbo

    When there is no “wind in your sails,” work to strategically position yourself for success.

  • Leadership in the Ring of Fire

    Leadership in the Ring of Fire

    It’s hard to prepare for leadership in a crisis, but here are some best practices to leverage if you are put in that position.

  • In Giving You Receive

    In Giving You Receive

    You get out of any organization or relationship what you put into it. Whether you give “time, talent or treasure,” you will probably get more out of it than you give.