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(#401) Improv and Leadership
Incompetent and fear-based managers rely on rigid scripts. Sam Wasson’s Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art provides lessons for transformational leadership. As early Improv players experimented and developed the art form, they learned the power of two … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Appropriate Behavior, Choice, Civility, collaboration, collegiality, Communication, effective meetings, generativity, growth, improv, professional development, resilience, self-awareness, self-regulatory behavior, Teaching, teaching and learning, vulnerability, wisdom, Words Tagged acceptance, and, collaboration, communication, creativity, effective meetings, improv, yes 1 Comment
(#319) Relationships and Leadership
The demagogic hot head may catch attention—for a while. But soon he will burn his staff out. Relationships. The concept keeps appearing in one way or another. If we fail to pay attention to the importance of authentic human connections, … Continue reading
Posted in leadership, Life lessons, Relationship Tagged integrity, leadership, relationships 1 Comment
(#297) In Their Words: Leadership and Collaboration
The leadership concepts and exhortations below can be summed up in a word, RESPECT. Respect for your abilities, respect for your followers, respect for your team, respect for the mission, respect for humor, and respect for relationship building. My inspiration … Continue reading
Posted in leadership, Life lessons, respect, transformational leadership Tagged collaboration, dignity, respect, transformational leadership 2 Comments
(#251) Transformational Leadership
These leaders literally transform our workplaces and our lives into empowerment zones. How many have you had? Think of the supervisors you have had over the course of your working life. Take a moment and write the names of four … Continue reading
Posted in leadership Tagged leadership, transactional leadership, transformational leadership 7 Comments
(#158) Effective Leadership Embodies Influence Over Control
“We can’t practice compassion with other people if we can’t treat ourselves kindly.” -Brené Brown- In last week’s post, I listed my top five attributes for effective leadership. At the top of the list, I had placed the ability to … Continue reading
Posted in leadership, Mindfulness, Motivation, Personal Wellbeing Tagged compassion, influence, leadership, motivation, personal well-being, vulnerability 9 Comments
(Issue #606) Renew or Release?
If you are able to forgive, does that mean you have renewed your connection with that person? ~~~~~ A plethora of accolades, news stories, and television spots paid homage to the life and accomplishments of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (died December … Continue reading
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(Issue #593) What You Want to Be or What You Want to Do?
Remain curious as you connect your passion, purpose, and pursuits. What might you be denying? What is your true self? What is your true identity and what is a mask? Where is the thin place that may help you gain … Continue reading
Posted in Life's purpose, Purpose Tagged assumptions, awareness, dreams, growth, purpose, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #555) Tags And Quotes To Ponder
Ten concepts that help guide us. Blog posts typically have “tags” associated with them. The tags connect blog topics over time. Think of them as an index to find common concepts and themes. Below you will find the Top Ten … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged awareness, collaboration, communication, community, dreams, goals, growth, leadership, motivation, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #540) My Community Has A Sense of…My Community Struggles With….
Growth (professional and personal) benefits the community and the people it serves. Just as importantly, the growth can stimulate and sustain personal resilience. The concept of resilience—the ability to connect adaptability, recovery, discovery, and growth—has been getting a lot of … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged community, leadership, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #529) Time to Revisit Our Big BUTs
Recognize which BUT is taking control. Then kiss your BUT goodbye! I have written on this blog before about excuses and how they can derail our plans and dreams. (See here, here, and here for instance.) For this week’s blog, … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged accountability, action, assumptions, choices, collaboration, failure, leadership, reflective practice, self-efficacy 1 Comment