Leadership Quote: Discovery Is Seeing What Everybody Else Has Seen…

August 30, 2015 at 5:00 am

  This month’s leadership quote: “Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.” — Albert Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi lived from September 16, 1893 – October 22, 1986 and was a Hungarian physiologist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1937. He is credited […]

What Exactly Is Vulnerability?

August 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

  I have received several comments about last week’s blog, so I thought I would continue the dialogue. Here are some of the questions: Does vulnerability have to mean showing emotion? It’s okay for a woman to have tears and talk about feelings, but still not okay for men? What’s the difference […]

Is There A Place For Vulnerability In Leadership?

August 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

  Over and over again, I have witnessed the power of vulnerability. A leader is up in front of the room and shows emotion, feels shame, and then discovers people are drawn to him or her instead. I have experienced the feeling myself, and I have been one of the […]

Problem Solving Or Management?

August 9, 2015 at 5:00 am

  Continuing the theme of execution: As leaders and managers, we have been taught to find the root cause and fix the problem.  And, in my experience, some problems can’t be “solved” (and, hopefully, made to go away) – they must be managed and may require the leader’s repetitive attention […]

The War For Talent (Or Is It A War ON Talent?)

August 2, 2015 at 5:00 am

  Two important statistics begin this discussion… Starting in 2016, more people will be leaving the workforce than entering it By 2020, 46% of all U.S. workers are predicted to be Gen Y Thus the foundation for the war for talent, or what my friends at large companies are calling, […]