Four intangible leadership qualities that you can acquire

When you observe leaders that you admire, you might notice that they have certain qualities that are difficult to describe but are appealing and effective. They might cause you to think “There’s just something wonderful about that leader that I can’t describe”. Some would call this charisma. You might be surprised to discover that you […]

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Cultivating Talent

My husband Ken and the best leaders have a lot in common. At first glance, one wouldn`t think so. He is a nurseryman, and close to the earth. A somewhat unusual leader, perhaps. He has owned and operated Oikos Tree Crops, a specialty plant nursery for almost thirty years. It took several years from the […]

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Assuring Sustainable Learning

If you are a leader in an organization and you are responsible for developing others (and of course you are), there are some ways to assure that the learning of new skills becomes sustainable. When you are investing time and money into a workshop or learning event, what you don’t want is for your staff […]

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Four Selfish Reasons to Develop Your Employees

My friend David Chinsky teaches a year-long course called “The Institute for Leadership Fitness“. Be sure to check it out; it`s a very unique and important program for high-potential leaders. Because I am coaching some of the leaders in the program, I am also attending David`s classes, and though I may be battle-worn and (so […]

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