Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

Leaders guard against the enemy of experience.

In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.  ~Jean Paul Getty Another year will soon be added to your years of experience on your resume. As we embark on 2018, it might be helpful to consider how … Continue reading

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Are most leaders assertive?

Let’s build bridges, not walls. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Sometimes I cover a topic so frequently that I slip into default mode and stop really thinking about what I’m saying. That’s been the case recently with the topic of assertive … Continue reading

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4 Ways Leaders Can Make Wiser Decisions

The more decisions we’re asked to make, the less cognitive capacity we have available to assess the alternatives and make good, nuanced choices. ~Caroline Webb We’re now knee-deep into the holiday season. But like a portion of the population, I’m … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Thanksgiving

Spiritual attentiveness is less a matter of concentration than contemplation. It is releasing distractions, preoccupations, and prejudgments and being available for absorption. ~David G. Benner Thanksgiving—a day that we might look forward to, or not. I once heard that Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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INVEST don’t SPEND your leadership development budget!

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. ~John F. Kennedy      Change is the end result of all true learning. ~Leo Buscaglia Every now and then I feel the need to get on my soapbox, and this is … Continue reading

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