My Top 5 Leadership Priorities List for 2021

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Happy 2021! Although the new year is just beginning, it’s clear that we are in a time of extraordinary change. The rapid adjustments brought on by the global pandemic last year affected all of us.  Our workplaces, our homes, our schools—all were disrupted, and then, quickly re-configured.  We have proven that we can adjust to […]

What Walking a Labyrinth can Teach us About Leadership

The labyrinth is a unique and absorbing invention. They have been used for thousands of years throughout the world, in different cultures and religions. The simple act of walking a labyrinth can shift ordinary linear perception because they are designed along curving circuits. Usually the walker can see the center, yet because there are many […]

Is Your Leadership As Effective As It Could Be? The Missing Piece

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” This famous quote by Mahatma Ghandi summarizes this month’s focus on transformation for leaders. This is admittedly one of my favorite leadership topics. Why? Because when a leader has impact, transformation occurs, and when transformation occurs, a leader has impact. What gets in the way […]

Gratitude as a Leadership Practice

This week I had an opportunity to reflect about gratitude, both for my clients and for myself.  It was not an exceptional week, except for one thing; every single client took the time to acknowledge the positive impact our coaching work was having on them, professionally and personally.   I didn’t expect this, but am tremendously […]

Why Connection Matters for Leaders

According to Wikipedia, connection is “a relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else.” This directly relates to a fundamental leadership skill:  the ability to connect. Everything a leader does, requires connection. Vision, strategy and execution require connection.  Getting things done through people requires connection. Leaders are able […]