Shh. I’m Leading.

When we conjure up mental images of leaders we often think of those who are in front of a crowd. Demanding to be heard. Like Martin Luther King, Jr and his inspirational I have a Dream speech. Or Steve Jobs and his iconic Apple Inc. product launches. But what about the quiet leader? Is that an…

When Working Together Works

Today’s post is brought to you by a fortune cookie. No joke. Just recently, I visited a new Asian-themed restaurant in town, and as you might expect, I had my fortune told to me by a cookie. My fortune? Working Together Works Okay, sure. I guess. Not really a fortune, per se, but certainly a…

Leadership is About Motion and Emotion

Leadership is About Motion Fundamental to leadership is this idea that you need to know where you’re going.  Where are you leading?  What is your destination? Where will you and your organization stand tomorrow where you aren’t standing today?  How will your future state be different than the current one? Pick a destination, make a…

You’re a Leader. Now What?

You’re a leader. Now what? Let’s explore the answer to this simple question and discover the secret to your leadership success. First, take a moment and finish this sentence: In my organization, my role is… Did you describe your role using your title? If so, that’s okay, but I want you to try again. This…