Are You Stuck in The Leadership Trap?

January 26, 2015

If you’re reading this newsletter, you probably have a leadership role in some organization – you own your business, you’re a top leader in someone else’s business, or you lead a non-profit. And chances are, you’ve been a leader ever since you can remember. You’re the person who always got asked to take on the … Continue reading Are You Stuck in The Leadership Trap?

Leadership – What’s holding you back?

January 13, 2015

At this time of year the most effective leaders are focused on the goals they’re setting for 2015. As I reflect on my own success with achieving the goals I’ve set (or not!), I find 5 behaviors that hold me back: Not having a clear enough vision for this goal – the “why” is not … Continue reading Leadership – What’s holding you back?

December 26, 2014

Leadership:  How do you show up? Part 3.  Think Bigger. Recently I heard the former publisher of our local business newspaper speak to a group of community leaders on “What I Don’t Miss About Being in the Media.” There was the typical Q & A session following his remarks. Someone asked what he would have … Continue reading

November 11, 2014

Leadership:  How do you show up? Part 2.  What’s the “wake” you leave behind yourself? Someone said to me recently, “Don’t you think Janet is hard to be around?  It seems like every conversation gets turned into a platform for her political views.” I knew what he meant – even though I happen to support … Continue reading

September 4, 2014

Leadership:  How do you show up? Part 1.  Is your say/do ratio high enough? Don’t you wish people would do what YOU want to do?  You have good ideas, don’t you?  And you’ve got all the data to back them up!  Wouldn’t you like to be the one everyone trusts?  The freedom to work/lead/live the … Continue reading