Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

Leaders: preoccupied with all you have to do?

The inconsistent, unproductive preoccupation with all the things we have to do is the single largest consumer of time and energy. ~Kerry Gleeson The most common answer I receive to the question “how’s work?” is “busy.” As I’ve become more … Continue reading

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Leaders: Are you building a safe organization?

Group performance depends on behavior that communicates one powerful overarching idea: We are safe and connected. ~Daniel Coyle It’s not uncommon these days in my work for people to say that they don’t feel “safe” in their organizations. That means … Continue reading

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3 Signs You’re Squelching Your Emerging Leaders’ Passion

When you can make the connection between passion and mission, you can truly propel your organization to a new level of performance.  ~Jim Whitehurst (President and CEO of Red Hat) 1. You poke holes. When employees come with an idea … Continue reading

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Selfless Leadership: Rachel Held Evans

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Leaders: Are you a noble soul?

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.  ~John Milton Leaders need to be reminded that gratitude is the last of the three qualities … Continue reading

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