Category Archives: improving leadership style
Lead with heart
To be All In requires your heart… I was recently asked what role emotional intelligence plays in the 21st century workplace. My answer:
Don't be a Lone Ranger
You are a leader.
Stressed leaders are bad leaders
Just ask me... been there, done that! I get it. We have deadlines. We depend on people to do what we ask. To deliver what they are responsible for. To make things happen. Now, thank you!
Ego Leader, Beware!
There is a big difference between a confident person and an egotistical one. I suggest you choose the former. When we are effective, we are confident whereas ego tends to hide our insecurities.
Navigating Change. A Leader's Guide.
It is intriguing to watch organizations go through change... Ours included!
Disruption vs. Distraction
All successful people understand that to stay ahead, you can’t just be open to change, you have to stimulate it. Effective disruption is key to long-term relevance for any team or in any business. Doing what has already been done is risky and is not a differentiator. Weak leaders hold on to what […]
Bring on the joy!
“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” ~ Khalil Gibran ~ Our industry isn’t tricky and yet it is hard. How do we get people to understand that it isn’t really what we do as much as how we do it? How do we […]
Work… It IS personal.
I find it interesting that somewhere along the way, some clever writer wrote, "work isn’t personal." From where I sit, work is damn personal!
This one is for you, leaders.
Not all leaders inspire us. Not all leaders support us while challenging us.
Major Leadership Theories of Change Learned from a Child
Recently I went on a water park adventure with my daughter and here is where I was inspired by her and enlightened by some major theories of change. Throughout the day we enjoyed the lazy river, the beach and the wave pool and eventually she talked me into the massive waterslide. As we walked the […]