A mindful leader has extraordinary self-awareness and agility to act congruently with what’s happening. Conscious leadership in an information age is crucial.
One question we are always asked is how to manage tensions? The true question we are being asked is how can I be emotionally intelligent? People don’t know how to navigate their emotional energy, especially in the workplace, and no wonder.
How To End Conflict With One Simple Shift One of the most frequent questions we are asked is how can I deal with conflict? How can I be more socially intelligent and navigate the conflicts that come up in relationships?
In our world where doing is applauded more than being we are drawn to the hamster wheel of activities. We think we have to DO more to be satisfied. So we design our life and business around day-to-day activities that put us on the “hamster wheel”, spinning in our day, but going nowhere.
There are many reasons we love being an entrepreneur. We can set our own schedule, work where we want to, choose who we work with, be our own boss, and make a direct impact.
I am thrilled to tell you that Beyond Ego is not only an Amazon Best Seller, it's also at the top of the Amazon Hot New Releases list! What's the big deal? Well, in an information age where industries are being turned upside down, a new leader is emerging.
I am a big fans of the Colbert Report. With just a couple episodes remaining, I want to point out that Stephen has something to teach to us about leadership.
In my last blog I talked about becoming victim to your calendar and saying no. I received a lot of responses about this topic so I am addressing it again.
Does your calendar ever look like this?
Don’t fall victim to your calendar.
We've seen it far too often... Articles and white papers site common mistakes that negatively affect mergers & acquisition (M&A) transactions. In all of these articles we have noticed the most important factor ignored:
Over the years we've all heard the phrase “leader as coach." There have been many programs created around this concept where companies have pulled people away for a couple of days and taught them coaching skills. When people return to their day-do-day activities, these skills fall by the wayside. Is the "leader as coach" model dead? Maybe not yet, but it's dying.
I see a continued phenomenon where my clients place their attention outside of their own experience and direct it to what others are doing, saying, or how they are acting while working. There is a strong pull to try to change others so that they behave or act differently. We continuously hear this from our clients: “How do I get him to be more conscious?”
The most powerful shift you can create for yourself in leadership is presence: being in the current moment. Presence empowers you with the agility that is needed in this information age. Conscious leaders know that being in the current moment is the key factor in effectiveness.
I came across an informative article the other day about emotional well-being. The article discusses how sleep, eating habits, physical fitness, and self-esteem correlate to stress level and emotional well-being.
I am reflecting on a meeting I facilitated last week with three C-Suite Executives. I am appreciating the experience because I am reminded of the importance of listening. My meeting was at a high growth, very successful technology company. At this company, change is constant as is a heavy workload.
A question I hear from my clients is “how do I be more effective?”. What they are really asking me is how to be more conscious. The conversation is always about “the how”.Consciousness is a practice.