Using Natural Processes for Natural Leadership

Using Natural Processes for Natural Leadership

There are many natural processes that can greatly impact leadership effectiveness. And yet too often leaders make things too complicated.  They rely on complicated models or artificial constructs that make a book author feel good but are in reality hard to apply.  How...
Taking the High Road

Taking the High Road

Daily (sometimes even hourly) we are given the opportunity to choose a high road or a low road. The high road (not to be confused with the easy road) is selected based on values and purpose.  The rewards of the high road include the feelings of fulfillment (not always...

The Leadership Web

I was facilitating a workshop recently and was approached by one of the participants. He was an operations executive with a large international food manufacturer. The topic was leadership and he was getting totally overwhelmed with the reality of his role in having to...

Winning the Tour — and leaders

Sports metaphors abound in business, but the Tour de France (which recently concluded) offers some interesting perspectives for business leaders.  There are obvious similarities between the Tour and business, like the need for a captain and an intact team. There are...