Awareness

The Definition of Leadership Success

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Our inner worlds are our next frontier. It’s in our inner world where leaders can gain an edge. But it’s a small percentage of leaders who develop that edge. Can you be successful without it? Depends on your definition of success. Look at someone like Steve Jobs. He was incredibly innovative. He redesigned his industry. […]

Conscious Leadership

Wisdom Talk Radio

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This must have been a good interview because I’ve had other podcast hosts reaching out to have me on their podcast since it went live. Thanks, Laurie Seymour – Innovation Alchemist, for making it fun and inspirational! Join us for here the conversation! #podcast #leadershippodcast #leadershipdevelopment #inthezone #leadership #consciousleadership #mindfulleadership

Conscious Leadership

Leadership Fail

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Dr. Lance Secretan, a leadership expert, talks about how we’ve failed at leadership development: “We spend about a hundred seventy billion a year in North America, there are 200,000 books on Amazon.com, every university business school is marketing some kind of leadership program, there are consultants  from coast to coast marketing and selling leadership, and […]

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Feeling Fed and Nutured as a Leader

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You may have begun to realize that you don’t have enough moments that feed and nurture your spirit – or at least not as many as you’d like. What does that have to do with leadership? A lot actually. We live in a culture where you’re encouraged from childhood to put others ahead of you. […]

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Leadership and an Energy Focus

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I like to give people simple techniques to improve the flow of their days. Ones that don’t consume too much will power. Or take too much effort. That’s why I suggest leaders pay attention to energy. It makes it easier to manage your own energy and the those around you without getting bogged down, which […]

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How Leaders Become a Bottleneck

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Leaders lead change, responding to changes in the world and leading companies to greater success. But that comes with bigger and bigger challenges. Without developing, a leader can quickly become a limiting factor – bottleneck – in the organization’s success. Scott Keller says, “In the research for our book, Beyond Performance, we found that the […]

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Did Warren Buffet’s Intuition Fail Him?

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Did Warren Buffet’s intuition fail him? No, not actually, although the story is often told as though it did. Buffet describes it as his $200 billion blunder. In the 1960’s, Buffet noticed a textile company, Berkshire Hathaway, was selling off its mills. It used the money to buy back its stock and the stock would […]

Conscious Leadership

New Leadership Podcast Up!

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Join Mac Bogert and me as we talk about leadership. We explore the need for leaders to be having bigger conversations (we get too stuck in the mundane details of things that have to get done and lose our inspirations and aspirations). We also explore the essential shift from self-as-enemy to self-as-ally that completely deepens […]

Intuition

Questioning Intuition: a Look at Insight

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Research has found CEOs who score high on intuition take their companies to greater altitudes than those who rely largely on their heads. Yet, intuition is widely misunderstood. And strangely feared. Recognizing that there are various kinds and levels of intuition, let’s play with insight. It’s estimated that 80-90% of our minds are unconscious (I’m […]