One Simple Act to Avoid Leadership Depletion

It’s almost a fact of leadership life.  While most leaders enjoy the human and business challenges of leading (much of the time), what I often hear is how exhausting it all can be.  Leadership depletion has almost become expected in many circles.  Many assume it comes with the territory.  A 2017 Gallup survey reports that […]

The Emotionally Competent Leader: Are You at Peace or at War?

How you become emotional competent through skill at managing conflict. It’s a fact of life in our world today: Conflict, like taxes, is inevitable. This isn’t all bad. Naturally people are going to have differing points of view. Sometimes conflict and the resolution that arises, can result in a closer bond between two people or […]

9 Things Positive Leaders Do (continued)

This week we continue our post from last week, exploring the 9 things positive leaders do.  As an executive coach who works with high-performing, entrepreneurs who want to scale their organizations to the next level, I have seen first-hand the importance of modelling these qualities Leading Blog offers us a summary of Jon’ Gordon’s key […]

The biggest competitive advantage is……

According to Patrick Lencioni, author of The Advantage, and Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Strategy, Technology, Finance and Marketing are still alive, well and important, but “as meaningful competitive advantages, as real differentiators that can set one company apart from another, they are no longer anything close to what they once were. That’s because virtually […]

Does Your Leadership Story Need a Re-Write? Part II

Last week we looked at the ways in which leaders can develop self-awareness around their personal story.  Inspired by Rosamund Stone Zander’s Pathways to Possibility, Leading Blog summarized ways in which we can shift to an adult story—one that is empowering towards who we are now. “When we are operating from the adult narrative: We […]