Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

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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Do you have the 10 critical talents?

Entrepreneurial thinking and doing are the most important capabilities companies need from their employees.  As the competitive pace increases, it becomes more and more critical.  ~Reid Hoffman Here’s just one example of competitive pace. Who would have thought 20 years … Continue reading

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