At the heart of diversity, inclusion, equity, belonging, and fitting in

A simple question with, perhaps, a not so simple answer. “Is your heart in this work of helping people to value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging?”. The best leaders that I know, and have worked with, are people who are led by their hearts. They are aware that their heart is in the important work that they undertake. When they … Read More

Are Leaders Ready to Lead So People Will Lead?

I am an advocate of a leadership culture in which leadership is carried out in such a way that it supports people throughout the organization, regardless of title, to develop their leadership. In supporting people to develop their leadership, these leaders create a leadership culture where people will lead, rather than follow. It creates unique conditions for the people in … Read More

The Paradox of Leading After Shock…When You Feel You Are Scattered into Pieces

In life, there are periods when things seem to go well. There are periods where things don’t seem to go so well. Sometimes, there are events that feel completely devastating. A death, a divorce, a child overdosing, some event that results in shock, something traumatic. Within this reality, the task of leadership doesn’t stop, the responsibilities, accountability and authority of … Read More

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