Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

How’s your mental hygiene? Are you a mindful leader?

The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, character, and will.  ~William James Have you ever worked with someone who frequently became defensive? What about the person whose mind … Continue reading

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The Power of Introverted Leaders

As quiet and thoughtful leaders, introverts gently guide their people toward success. Their subtle power inspires without intimidating. Instead of flaunting their own greatness, introverts encourage their followers to find greatness in themselves. ~Michaela Chung The Chicago headlines last week … Continue reading

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How is your strategy uniquely better?

Every industry (for-profit and not-for-profit) has shared assumptions. Every industry is “stuck.” However, somebody, somewhere is messing with the rules to the prevailing model. Someone is creating a uniquely better strategy. ~Andy Stanley I immediately thought of the idea of … Continue reading

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4 Leadership Lessons from Our Presidents

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.  ~President Abraham Lincoln Leadership, management, is there really a difference? There are some people out there who know, asking that question or … Continue reading

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Leaders: Who have you marginalized?

Belonging is feeling safe in the workplace to show your differences without being marginalized for it. ~Glassdoor There is more diversity in the workplace today than at any other time in history. However, most leaders have a long way to … Continue reading

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