Yearning for Leadership Purpose

Leadership, Purpose, Calling, Sustainable Leadership Model, Nucleus, Employee Performance, Meaningful, Great Leaders, Authenticity, Results, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

Throughout my years coaching leaders, purpose has been a constant thread. Leaders, like you, are looking to have greater impact through meaning and purpose in your work. Clarifying and articulating your purpose, your calling or your why seems elusive. It often feels difficult to identify on your own. While yearning to know what it is, […]

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Applying Ethics & Leadership to Business Development

One of the most compelling definitions of a leader is an individual whose mere presence inspires the desire to follow. Leaders have learned how to set strategic and operational objectives in putting together plans, how to be visionaries and see opportunities for their organizations that other individuals may miss, and in the role of Business […]

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Your Career – 4 Questions

Many people are confused about the relationship between incentives and motivation. It’s generally accepted that satisfaction and dissatisfaction are separate, independent measures, which explains why you may love and hate your job at the same time. Psychologist Frederick Herzberg’s theory of motivation identifies two work factors that cause dissatisfaction: hygiene and motivation. Hygiene factors include […]

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Less Confidence, More Leadership Success

In business psychology, the prevailing wisdom has assumed that a high degree of self-confidence leads to promotions and leadership success. New studies, however, prove otherwise, writes business psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in Less-Confident People Are More Successful (Harvard Business Reviewblog, July 2012).   According to this blog post, a moderately low level of self-confidence is more likely to make you […]

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Choose Leadership (part 1)

Great leadership doesn’t require a diploma or a degree. It’s not reserved for some elite group of people. Leadership can be something for everyone to embrace, from administrative assistant to janitor to manager to CEO. Sometimes all it requires is a shift in mindset: interpreting frustrations at work as opportunities instead of barriers. Maybe it’s […]

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Want to Inspire? Start with Why

When a mission statement is well written, it serves as a declaration of purpose. But corporate mission statements are often little more than a descriptive sentence about products, aspirations or desired public perceptions. They’re more powerful when they clearly and specifically articulate the difference your business strives to make in the world. Here’s an example […]

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