Conscious Leadership: What Is It & Why Should You Care?

This is the first of a series of articles exploring the importance of Conscious Leadership in today’s business world. Much these days has been talked about in business circles about the need to take a more conscious approach in how leaders conduct business.  This includes how they are in relationship with customers, employees, suppliers, their […]

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Energy-In-Motion: How Your Emotions Can Inform & Guide Your Key Decisions

After working with several key executive clients on this challenge recently, I am reminded and inspired to write about the important role that emotions can play when faced with key decisions. While much has been written and said about the need for leaders to tap into intuition and deal creatively with ever-increasing complex situations, not […]

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Making Change Stick: A Holistic Approach to Successful Change Initiatives

As change leaders and practitioners, how many times have you heard: “A Lot of Change … But Nothing Changes!”  The long-standing cliché that “change is the only constant” is never more applicable than in today’s business world of ever-increasing uncertainty, complexity, volatility and ambiguity.   Even when the stakes aren’t so high and the context not […]

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Why Become a Mindful Leader?

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” ― Alan Watts “You cannot manage other people unless you manage yourself first.” – Peter F. Drucker Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, […]

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From Good To Great Communication: What the latest skills workshops can’t offer – Part 2

Recall the distinction made by Ron Heifetz from Harvard between adding new skills or techniques to the same “skills bucket” (Informative learning) vs. re-shaping/expanding the ‘container’ (Transformative learning). The way we describe this to our clients is to picture going to the latest communications skills workshop where you acquire important knowledge on “active listening”, for […]

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Corporate Athletics: Unleashing Untapped Energy for Peak Performance

In all activities of life, the secret of efficiency lies in an ability to combine two seemingly incompatible states: a state of maximum activity and a state of maximum relaxation.– Aldous Huxley In this very moment you are experiencing one of a number of different performance states (e.g. relaxed, energized, anxious, exhausted). We tend to […]

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