Leadership Agility

Leadership Agility

In their book, Leadership Agility, Bill Joiner and Stephen Josephs (2007) describe urgent need for today’s leaders to lead effectively in highly turbulent, complex market places. Agility, as Joiner and Josephs define it, occurs in four areas: Context Setting Agility,...
Book Review: Leaders Eat Last

Book Review: Leaders Eat Last

“Everything about being a leader is like being a parent. It’s about committing to the well being of those in our care and having a willingness to make sacrifices to see their interests advanced so they may carry our banner long after we are gone. We must all start...
7 Lenses

7 Lenses

In 7 Lenses, Linda Fisher Thornton provides a strong framework for leading through the various ethical dilemmas people encounter in the workplace and life in general. The questions about planning one’s ethical leadership future (p. 133) prompt one to reflect on the...
Book Review: Conscious Capitalism

Book Review: Conscious Capitalism

If you are looking for a book that aligns with Values Based Leadership… this is it. Reading through John Mackey and Raj Sisodia’s book Conscious Capitalism, I saw many parallels to the work we do here at Luck Companies. Throughout the book they put an emphasis on...
Book Review: Lean In

Book Review: Lean In

In Sheryl Sandberg’s recent book, Lean In, she states that ‘leaning in’ means to “[be] ambitious in any pursuit” (10). The following 200 pages is a call to action- one that asks every woman, and, for that matter, every leader, to forget about what people say they...
Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning

Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning

“Man’s Search for Meaning”  has been sitting on my bookshelf collecting dust since a mentor recommended it to me two years ago. I was hesitant to read another Holocaust story but have discovered that I have spent two years without the appreciation for attitude and...