Newsflash! Leadership is a term tossed around and used widely without people understanding that it goes beyond a title or position of authority. Authentic leadership is simply about mindful service to others. This is a fundamental concept for leaders who know the importance of service. But, you might be surprised if you look around at those who […]
One of the most amazing ways that I have sustained myself in leadership roles is by pausing and breathing. Yes, it’s that simple. What I share here is not rocket science. On the contrary, it’s quite basic. It just means that I am taking steps throughout my day to re-center. In other words, I am […]
In the early 1990s, I had the privilege of visiting South Africa. During my travels throughout the country, I was humbled by a visit to Robben Island and the life experiences of South African leader Nelson Mandela.
It never ceases to amaze me! Ordinary and average performances have become so common. People have become comfortable with so-so efforts and less than extraordinary feats. It is as if the bar for excellence has seemingly been lowered.
Transparent leadership is terminology tossed around readily among today’s top leaders. When leaders demonstrate behavior that is open and candid then they become predictable and trusted by followers. On the contrary, when leaders fail to be forthcoming then a lack of trust permeates within any organization. Why wouldn’t more organizations or leaders commit themselves to […]