Leadership
Listening is a Power Source for Leaders

Listening is a Power Source for Leaders

As a facilitator of CEO business support groups, I held conversations with candidates for my groups to discern the likelihood that they would be good listeners.  I distinctly remember one CEO who told me, “I take only my own counsel.  No thank you.”  I had had...

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How Can Leaders Earn Your Trust?

How Can Leaders Earn Your Trust?

Do you choose to work at a company because of exceptional leadership and trust in an individual or team?  Maybe you attend a particular church because of the minister and their leadership in the area of spirituality.  You might have joined a nonprofit because the...

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Conscious Leadership:  The Triple Bottom Line

Conscious Leadership: The Triple Bottom Line

A study of thirty-two sustainability leaders and change agents were the subject of a Ph.D. candidate, Barrett Chapman Brown. The study is called “Conscious leadership for sustainability: How leaders with late-stage action logics design and engage in sustainability...

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Conversations that Inspire Teams

Conversations that Inspire Teams

As team members, we like to be inspired, yet it doesn’t take much to uninspired us. What is NOT inspiring your team? He said/she said. When WIIFM (what’s in it for me) overtakes the common mission. The blame game. Responsibility without authority Authority without...

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Executive Excellence: 8 Titles that Inspire

Executive Excellence: 8 Titles that Inspire

Executive excellence is examined regularly in publications of all kinds. Some stand out because they cut to the chase on an essential ingredient that will not be ignored. I selected these book titles because they contribute directly to executive excellence.  See if...

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