Leadership

May 8th, 2017
Should Your Organization Invest in Self-Management?

Self-management represents a positive evolution in the way organizations are managed. Also referred to as Distributed Leadership, and  as one of the key elements of ‘Teal’ organizing systems, it promises to harness creativity, agility and resilience in organizations by distributing …

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February 27th, 2017
Leadership Blindness and Holacracy

Whenever people ask me what I’ve learned through the process of implementing Holacracy in my start-up organization over the past year, I like to begin by saying that it’s not possible to understand Holacracy solely by reading about it. There is …

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August 5th, 2016
Leading in a Decline

I’ve been working with a large global organization that has laid off 10,000 people in the past 12 months and is desperately trying not to repeat that number in the coming months. So I currently have an inside seat on the challenges and opportunities that go along with such disruption. With the huge changes that are inevitably coming in the global market --no, business as we know it is not sustainable-- it makes sense to learn how to lead when old ways of doing business go down the drain...

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March 30th, 2016
Spring 2016 Brings Changes, New Projects

It’s time for me to look up from my desktop to catch you up. Here are a few things that have been getting my attention lately. Loving Your Work Website Relaunch We relaunched the Loving Your Work website with a …

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November 26th, 2015
Insights from Paris

The tragedies in Paris 2015 provoked in me a flurry of reading in my attempt to make some sense from the pain. This article is a guide to some of the best thought leadership I discovered on the topic of …

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September 4th, 2015
How Effective is Your Leadership?

Leadership effectiveness means using our leadership behaviours to create the results we want efficiently. It's relatively simple to measure our results, but how can we really know if our leadership communications and activities are adding value or if how-effective-leaderour teams and followers are succeeding despite our efforts? We Cannot Know...

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May 8th, 2015
I Don’t Know What I Am Doing

How often do you stop to notice what you’re doing? Once a day? Once an hour? Are you always or never actually aware of what you’re doing? Your brain is exposed through your senses to 11 million bits of information …

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August 25th, 2014
Are You Upgrading Your Beliefs?

When I coach someone through any kind of change, whether changing leadership style, changing careers or anything else, I start by looking under the hood. In coaching this means to look at the system of beliefs that is creating the …

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July 4th, 2014
Insights in Leadership Development

I’ve been enjoying some intensive leadership development work over the past few months with a variety of clients and thought it would be useful to document some of the insights I have gleaned. Perhaps some of the questions I am …

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May 15th, 2013
Coming Out Into a Quantum World

Can you feel the change? The world is speeding up, not just because we’re getting older, but because of the pace of technological and social development in a globalized world. To thrive with this change, we can’t expect to do …

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