Visionary Leaders Dispel The Myth of Future

I just came home from a networking event where the speaker delivered a presentation on a common theme – The future. It is also a topic many of my clients have a keen interest in when we start to work together. And why not, right? The future is full of new possibilities and exciting changes. […]

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Is Technology Getting In The Way of Your Leadership and Success?

As a business leader, you live in quite extraordinary time. The access you have to information and the ability to connect with others is just astounding given the technology renaissance we are experiencing. In June of this year, it will be the 10th anniversary since Apple introduced the iPhone and we have lived in the […]

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Breaking the Lies of Leadership Stereotypes

For too long we have perpetuated certain leadership stereotypes. Our primary view of leadership frames leaders as masculine, charismatic, take the hill types. Leadership speaking events typically feature CEOs, book authors and other ‘expert’ speakers that tell you what you must DO to lead and how you must change to be a ‘true leader.’ We […]

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You Say You Want to Lead?

The term ‘leadership; has so many definitions. In fact, if you search for leadership on Amazon, over 215,000 tiles come up in a pursuit of leadership books. Many business executives are avid readers on the subject and many organizations invest heavily in the development of leadership. Given that, the question becomes why don’t more managers […]

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Three Misunderstandings That Block Executives from Thriving as True Leaders

I have worked with hundreds of aspiring leaders over the past twenty years as a leadership development consultant. Those that have made the greatest strides embodying leadership have been those who have been willing to embrace the unique expression of leadership within them and who did the work to evolve. There have been many others […]

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A Street View on Leadership

What does it take to embody leadership? What are the fundamental behaviors that set great leaders apart from average leaders? What is the return on investment when strong leadership is present? These are core questions answered in the webinar (video above) led by Bob Anderson and Bill Adams of the Full Circle Group.  Over one […]

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The Quintessential Success Formula

It is undeniable, in life and work, we crave to find the formula that guarantees our success. And if we are looking for examples, there are hundreds of recipes we can find through books, workshops, and examples of those who appear to demonstrate what it takes to reach that mountain top. Consistent ingredients to achieving […]

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Descartes Error: You Can’t Think Your Way Into Leadership

In 1637, Descartes’s famous postulate, ‘I think therefore I am’ was first published in his Discourse on the Method. Descartes’s premise served as a fundamental element in western philosophy and became a foundational premise in human consciousness. While the power of analysis and the human intellect is unquestionable, we live in a world that is […]

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Part II: Solving the Leadership Crisis Requires a New Approach That Is Based in Truth

In part I of this post, I pointed the truth that the authentic expression of leadership involves an upgrade in their operating system or consciousness of a human being. And when this update occurs critical applications, commonly labeled as leadership competencies, boot up within the person without the need for specialized training. Further, this natural […]

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Part I: Solving the Leadership Crisis Requires a New Approach That Is Based in Truth

In an earlier post, I pointed to recent research by Deloitte that indicates we are facing a massive leadership crisis in business.  In a follow-up article, Deloitte defined crisis as: A major catastrophic event, or a series of escalating events, that threatens an organization’s strategic objectives, reputation, or viability — can be one of two types: […]

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