Posts Tagged With: leadership
Leadership Is A Choice, Not A Position
This sentiment has been expressed by so many different leaders it’s difficult to attribute it as a quote to one person. Everyone from Stephen Covey to Jack Welch to Seth Godin has offered some form of this wisdom. I (CONTINUE READING)
Yes, You’re Touchy-Feely. Get Over It.
- POSTED Thursday, April 25, 2013
- CATEGORY: Corporate "Health", Food for Thought, Leadership Challenges, Organizational Culture, Personal Effectiveness, Team Effectiveness
If I had a nickel for every time a leader or a team said to me: “we’re not into the touchy feely stuff,” I’d own a vacation home or two. If I had a dime for every time that same (CONTINUE READING)
Is the Main Thing Still the Main Thing?
- POSTED Friday, February 22, 2013
- CATEGORY: Executive Coaching, Leadership Lessons, Personal Effectiveness
Most have heard Steven Covey’s famous quote: “the main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Excellent words of wisdom. Not many people would disagree with the premise, yet we know it’s easier said than done. (CONTINUE READING)
Leading in 2013: The Art of Controlling or Enrolling?
I recently had the privilege of meeting the incredible Ben Zander. Ben is the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, and is also a teacher, speaker and co-author of the book The Art of Possibility. Ben mixes music, humor, and (CONTINUE READING)