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 […]

Are you ready to spring forward??? This Spring, I’m offering three breakthrough leadership coaching sessions at a discounted price. Are you ready to make your leadership story work for you? Are you ready to move forward with that dream, that vision? Are you ready to change? I’ll help you take the first steps, get into […]

March Leadership News We judge a leader by what they do! Here are some notable leaders whose actions speak very loudly about their integrity — or lack of it. David Petraeus was forced to resign from his job as CIA director in 2012 after security breaches were revealed through his extramarital affair with biographer Paula […]

Malala Yousafzai: The Paradox and Power of Global Celebrity I’m proud to announce that my article appeared last month in Information Age Publishing’s new collection of essays about women and global leadership! This collection includes essays by many respected leadership specialists, including Barbara Kellerman, Susan Madsen, and Nancy Adler, and was published under the umbrella […]

“The Transforming Leader” was recognized for its “original and important contribution to the field while also evidencing excellence in scholarship coupled with relevance to contemporary leadership practice in a global context.”

Originally posted on DCulberhouse:
“In nature there is no “above” or “below,” and there are no hierarchies. There are only networks nesting within other networks.”  -Fritjof Capra ‘The Web of Life’ For far too long we have fabricated and forged a false hierarchical flow to contain and control our organizations and institutions.  We’ve created silos,…

Gladwell says “disruptors” lead by vision, persistence, reframing and action. But are disruptors good leaders if they can’t factor in sustainability? That seems like bad business to me!

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Originally posted on Blanchard LeaderChat:
In her new book, Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work … And What Does, author Susan Fowler reminds leaders that employees are always motivated—it’s just the quality of their motivation that’s a problem sometimes. Fowler shares how the repeated use of motivational carrots & sticks might get results in the short term, but…

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