Archives for Leadership
Wrecking one’s life isn’t all that difficult. Coaching sessions with top-notch executives – talented, smart and good at what they do – reveal an extraordinary gift for giving momentum to the wrecking ball of life.
But once in a while, a leader has a come-to-Jesus meeting … with himself or herself (and perhaps a coach) to identify [...]
Let’s confirm what we already know. Most people, at some point, would like to take time out from work. Of course, there are real and serious questions to consider:
Is a sabbatical a smart career move?
Can a sabbatical make me more committed to my career? To my company?
Will I be transformed by the experience? [...]
With the Allegheny Mountains in summer glory, the Tau Kappa Epsilon class of ’58 gathered at Penn State University last week. I attended with my husband with expectations of a bad chicken dinner in the company of people called TKE’s with whom I don’t have much in common. I was, after all, tuning in to [...]
If you want to improve as a leader, make sure you do some following. I learn more about excellent leadership – what it looks like, how it feels and pays off – as a board member of a non-profit, volunteer at beach clean-up and in a wetsuit. Books about leadership, content loaded and [...]
While some of us are content to pick up a hammer to help Habitat in our communities, others have wanderlust wrapped around their desire to help others. During the last week, likely your heart has broken or at least felt a wee bit blubbery with news of the human suffering from tragedies in Myanmar [...]