What is Genuine Leadership Humility?

Genuine-Leadership-HumilityI’ve been writing on the topic of genuine leadership humility—but what, exactly, is it?

True humility is a response of noble character, based on a choice to regard the needs of others ahead of one’s own. At its heart, humility is characterized by a desire to serve and dedication to bettering others. It isn’t something you’re born with, yet you can acquire it through practicing the right behaviors. Read More »

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Genuine Leadership Humility:
The Key for Our Future

Leadership-Humility-KeyIt’s rare to find leaders with enough self-confidence to be humble, but when I hear about a company that has undergone transformation to become top-performing, know what I typically find? Genuine leadership humility. Read More »

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The Unmitigated Power of Leadership Humility

Power-of-Leadership-HumilityIt seems to me that we’re living in an era of self-celebration and those who often make the most noise get the attention. And it’s really no surprise: today’s leaders face innumerable challenges with employee disengagement, cloud-based speed of commerce, political correctness, cultural diversity, social sensitivities and a hyper-focus on efficiency. Pressure to succeed is higher than ever. Leaders know they must have an A-game, and they continually encounter methods that experts claim will improve proficiencies. Read More »

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How Great Leaders Express Anger

Great-Leaders-Express-Anger-EffectivelyHow do the best leaders manage anger? Maybe a better question is, how do great leaders express anger in an effective way?

I’ve been writing about this in recent posts. Leaders who are prone to anger can be the most destructive: each year, millions of employees unable to endure their leader’s anger either disengage from their jobs or leave entirely. Read More »

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How the Best Leaders Manage Anger

Great-Leaders-Manage-AngerAnger isn’t all bad. Consider how it compels us to take action, and has allowed the human species to survive. But anger isn’t always helpful, or healthy. The best leaders know how to manage anger. Read More »

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Leaders Prone To Anger

Leaders-Prone-to-AngerAre you prone to anger? I wouldn’t be surprised to hear you reply yes; leaders who are prone to anger are one of the most reported problems in the workplace. Unfortunately, it can also be the most destructive. Each year, employees unable to endure their leader’s anger either disengage from their jobs or leave entirely. Read More »

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Expand Your Leadership Vision

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Is your leadership vision alive and thriving? Is it expanding?

I’ve been writing about this in recent posts. An active and meaningful vision is initiated by the top leader with intentionality, diligence and effort. It is easy to understand, solves a problem and is communicated to all stake holders. A vision thrives only when everyone believes it and collectively promotes it. The leader can not be its only curator, every employee must become its ambassador and pass along a passion for the vision.

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. ~ Warren Bennis

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Nurture Your Leadership Vision

Nurture-Your-Leadership-VisionKeeping your leadership vision active and powerful takes effort, diligence, intentionality and desire; it takes nurturing. With daily distractions, challenges and opportunities that impact staff, a casual approach is inadequate. Start by getting your leadership circle on board. Read More »

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How Your Leadership Vision Takes Root

Leadership-Vision-RootsHas your leadership vision taken root?

I’ve met some pretty impressive leaders who have one thing in common: a strong vision. They understand the importance to properly establish an organization’s vision, and ensure that everyone within the organization understand it. Read More »

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How Leadership Vision Fades

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We are in the midst of great social, economic, scientific and political change. Leadership vision is needed, and wanted, more than ever. A leader’s vision sets the tone for how an organization operates—its plans, decisions, responses and attitudes. In the early stages of vision-setting, guiding principles rule the day.

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