A Leader’s Legacy

A Leader’s Legacy

For the last several years I’ve made it a practice to observe the Martin Luther King Day holiday by re-reading his famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”.  King penned the letter while in solitary confinement, writing first in the margins of a newspaper that had been...
Gratitude is a Gift

Gratitude is a Gift

Gratitude, the quality of feeling grateful or thankful, is a gift that leaders give to others and to themselves. Over the past two decades, research has proven that being intentional about gratitude increases optimism, reduces physical ailments, lowers anxiety and...
Respectful Disagreements

Respectful Disagreements

A doctor, an organization’s president, a front-line retail associate. No, this is not the intro to a bad joke. It is the job title of three people that I had similar conversations with over the past week. The three people have absolutely no connection and the...
The Wisdom of Listening

The Wisdom of Listening

From our first conversation, my client, Sara, shared about her struggles with confidence. In her experience, when Sara’s confidence took a hit, it did not waver but nose-dived. She described the sensation as a black hole, sucking hope and self-belief as if her...
3 Everyday Ways to Develop Your Team

3 Everyday Ways to Develop Your Team

No time to develop your team? No problem. Believe it or not, the solution lies in an unlikely place: your calendar.  Yes, that bottomless pit of overbookings can also be a source of consistent development for your team. Now, I’m not suggesting you identify...
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