What needs to shift in the future of leadership?

There are more and more who are talking about what constitutes leadership, let alone strong (not perfect) leadership. Now more than ever, people are needing courageous, inspired people leaders with learning mindsets. Give us a pandemic, and our world has put a magnifying glass on a call for more conscious, creative, people-first leadership. I hold […]

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A Leadership Epidemic and 5 Things You Can Do About It

I am obsessed with advancing healthier systems, teams and individuals in the working world. I’m observing what I believe is an epidemic of many leaders in organizations around the globe who are climbing the ranks as subject matter and technical experts. Some don’t necessarily have the skills to be leading teams, yet they’re plunked into […]

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Teams Deserve Better: 7 Ways to Get Ahead of Cultural Decline

As the powerful Maya Angelou once said: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” There’s much discussion these days about what employee engagement really is, about the whole person versus the worker, about the future of the […]

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Four principles that guided the toughest and best work of my life – leadership.

Four principles that guided the toughest and best work of my life – leadership. I had my first leadership role early on in my path. Year by year, I took on more team members, more challenging assignments and got to the executive table at a young age. The more senior my role, the more responsibility for people, strategy, innovation and of course results, were piled on. Hungry for discomfort and learning, I chose all of it.

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