Times of Great Change in Leadership

Times of Great Change in Leadership

Leadership and Managemnt One of the biggest impacts the Covid-19 experience is already having in the world is in the area of business leadership and management. 8 weeks ago, our economy was the strongest in history.  The class of 2020 was going to enter the strongest job market in 50 years. Then, it was as if we witnessed the Challenger…

13 Behaviors That Create Trust

13 Behaviors That Create Trust

One of the first and most fundamental ingredients Conscious Leaders use to build powerful teams and healthy cultures is Trust. Very simply, without Trust there is no leadership. Therefore establishing Trust at all levels throughout the organization, above you, below you and beside you, is essential to success as a leader. Throughout all of my Conscious Leadership training programs we…

The Aristotle Model for Solving Complex Problems

The Aristotle Model for Solving Complex Problems

One of the areas I explore in my efforts to find impactful solutions to modern problems is in the realm that I refer to as “The Wisdom of our Ancestors.” I don’t like reinventing the wheel and I love shortening my, and others’, learning curves. It’s a fact that people in every generation going back thousands of years face very…

The Goal of Every Conscious Leader

The Goal of Every Conscious Leader

“Reaching (out to) Your Enemy” Because of what I do, where my work takes me and the amount of time I spend researching, learning and teaching about conscious leadership I often find gems that impact me and my thinking. This week I want to share one of those gems with you. It is short, to the point and quite moving.…

The Source of Our Negative Voice

The Source of Our Negative Voice

Our Inner Voices Recently I wrote about the inner voices that speak to us, opine to us and drive our actions. After thinking more about those voices I started to think more deeply about one in particular. It is the one that I call the “Inner Critic.” You know the one: Nag, nag, nag, compare and contrast, criticism without compliment…

The Problem with Leadership

The Problem with Leadership

We have a problem with leadership in business today. And that problem is that we are doing it all wrong. We are using the wrong model for today’s quickly changing and networked world. We are in a historical place in the evolution of American business. We are transforming from an industrialized based economy to a knowledge economy. And it doesn’t…

Is Your Organization Designed Backwards?

Is Your Organization Designed Backwards?

Two of the most important and most challenging issues facing executives today are: 1. How to get more productivity from people who are already overworked and “over-processed.” 2. How to satisfy the demand of todayʼs worker to contribute more and to feel more engaged in the process. Seeing these two challenges you may be asking yourself: “So whatʼs the problem?…

Eeyore and Yoda Walk into a Bar

Eeyore and Yoda Walk into a Bar

“Listening is the Language of Respect” So, Eeyore and his master, Yoda walk into a bar. They order a few drinks are talking about their ex-wives and Yoda’s persistent rashes. Eventually the discussion turns to business. Eeyore is stressed because the people he is trying to manage don’t listen to him. Eeyore is just about at his wit’s end and…