The Impact of Poverty on Your Leadership

  Poverty tanks far too many organizations. Yet individual leaders can outrun its wiles. After seeing too many workers caught in endless poverty, I’ve felt compelled to ask this question: How can we lead from a brain’s position within poverty?   Workplace Oppression Look at oppression around you – and sometimes you see more bullies than brains. Yet, […] Read moreRead More»

A Future Built by Millennial CEO’s #socialmedia

  It’s like the Beatles arriving in America all over again. The winds are changing, the boomers are aging, and the reigns of start-ups, small businesses and enterprises are slowly but surely being turned over to the Millennials. Much like when John, Paul, George and Ringo came ashore, there was some resistance to the movement, but […] Read moreRead More»

Women’s Corporate Exodus – How Not to Run a Meritocracy

  (Another) Open Letter to Corporate Leadership: Do you run a meritocracy? Does your company promote only the best and brightest? Is your hiring process color- and gender-blind? If you said yes to any of the above, the chances are that your company is none of those things. Why? Because our biases towards hiring white […] Read moreRead More»

Career Limitations for Women: Conquering the Final Frontier.

  A recent survey of top executives revealed that they see self-imposed mindset limitations as the primary challenge to their organizational leadership. I see that all the time in my own coaching work with private clients and when I provide leadership development programs to major corporations. To live your full potential, you have to let […] Read moreRead More»

The Lack of Power in your Power Suit

Where Are the Women Going? Most don’t exit the workforce. Many choose entrepreneurship. You’re probably familiar with the phenomenal growth in the number of women owned U.S. business, so I won’t belabor the point. If not, you can read more here. Large, successful, well-run companies such as American Express, Deloitte, and Ernst and Young, which […] Read moreRead More»

Leadership Lessons from Tug-of-War

“What am I creating?” is a critical leadership question you must ask yourself every day. Personally, it aligns your choices and actions. Organizationally, it orients your team’s choices—it creates alignment. The reason for organizations is to harness the collective power of the group. WE can accomplish more than I, and our collective efforts are most impressive when they surge forward in unison. Alignment produces a multiplier effect that demonstrates that the whole IS greater than the sum of t… Read More»

If Music Be The Food Of Leadership… Play On!

What can Lady Gaga teach you about Business Strategy, Crowdsourcing and Social Media? What can you learn about Creativity and Innovation from The Beatles and David Bowie? How can your company accelerate its growth through the wisdom of Meatloaf, Madonna or Motorhead? Can transferable lessons on improvisation from the world of Jazz help you beat […] Read moreRead More»

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