Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

Are you willing to say, “I could be wrong”?

Dialogue starts with the willingness to challenge our own thinking, to recognize that any certainty we have is, at best, a hypothesis about the world. ~Peter Senge I’ve been thinking a lot lately about dialogue and what it really means. … Continue reading

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You’ve plateaued; will you rise or fall?

An inflection point is a time in the life of an organization [or leader] when its fundamentals are about to change. That change can mean an opportunity to rise to new heights; but it may just as likely signal the … Continue reading

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Leaders: What do you want to BE?

What you do is a consequence of what you want to be. ~ Max DePree A month ago I wrote a post in tribute to Max DePree, former CEO of Herman Miller and author of several books including the classic … Continue reading

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Leaders: Are you hiring employees or people?

We thought we hired employees, but people showed up instead.  ~Unknown I’ve used this quote frequently with clients; unfortunately, I don’t know the original source.  But the sentiment has resonated with clients on many occasions. While it states the obvious, … Continue reading

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LEAD change by FEELING change.

People don’t resist change. They resist being changed! ~Peter Senge What is one thing we can learn from the 2016 election? I believe that the election solidified that change is driven more by how we feel than by analysis. This … Continue reading

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