This blog explores the spirit of leadership — that is, what is the heart and soul of great leadership? How do we make sense of leadership failures and successes, expectations and disappointments? All of us, leaders and followers, are caught in a web of myths, challenges, visionary goals and contradictions that we must face with […]

Looking for some good, smart storytelling about contemporary leadership in corporations? Check out Dana Ardi’s 2013 book, The Fall of the Alphas: the New Beta Way to Connect and Lead. Like me, Ardi is a trained anthropologist/ethnographer — a student of culture and the ways people work together, play together, and build stories that fuel […]

Leadership and gratitude are usually linked with an idea that an appreciated follower is a happy one. But recent research indicates that leaders who cultivate gratitude may also have more ability to delay immediate gratification to build sustainable solutions and support a stronger long-term bottom line in business and personal finances. David Destino, in the […]

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
Stormtrooper: A portrait of a 12-year-old boy who hides his aspirations to be a ballet dancer from his friends. Image: Uldus Bakhtiozina A 12-year-old boy in a Stormtrooper helmet – and a tutu. A hulking man wearing a pre-Raphaelite collar of Barbie dolls. A bride standing wistfully in a garden, her face obscured…

Originally posted on elumn8:
Our friends at Gallup have invented yet another poll to help us understand employee satisfaction… Top 10 Cities with the Most Content Workers And the Winner is? San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles,CA. No doubt a great place to live and work. But here’s the catch… “How workers were treated by their…

Originally posted on Living Collective Leadership:
The developmental path of a leader is shaped by the way questions are posed and transformed as they inform the inner and outer search. The way of re-organizing memory through inquiry influences the art of finding new possibilities in life. There is an assumption here – the ability to…

Originally posted on The Stake:
*Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared at Hothouse Magazine. by Forest Lewis Cosmologist and atheist goon-squad member Lawrence Krauss has recently taken offense at Hollywood for pandering to theists as evidenced by such movies as The Son of God and Noah. According to Mr. Krauss these stories are facile and worse and shame on…

Originally posted on Landscapes & Faces:
carolburbank:Sometimes leadership is visual, is viral, is about telling a truth in a heart soundbyte. In this way, we can all find a moment for a breath of hope, inspiration and awakening. The next breath, what we say or do — that’s up to us…. Originally posted on Landscapes & Faces: View original

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