#40 – Explain About the Thread

“The Way It Is” There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can’t get lost. Tragedies happen; people get hurt or die;Continue reading “#40 – Explain About the Thread”

Your Best Work

Your best work is the work that emerges from the use of your natural, cultivated and refined strengths. I have learned to be good at all kinds of things in my life. I have adapted myself to many scenarios and found an ability to become successful in ways I wouldn’t normally expect to be. IContinue reading “Your Best Work”

One Beam of Light

I think it’s extraordinary that even the smallest light can illuminate the darkest space. Consider that for a moment: no matter how dark it is, if you have one ray, one beam of light, you can see. And once you can see, you can act. And once you can act you are steps away fromContinue reading “One Beam of Light”

Would that make you a better leader?

If you knew the core values of your team members, would that make you a better leader? If you understood the personality dynamics of your team members, would that make you a better leader? If you knew the defining strengths of your team members, would that make you a better leader? If you knew theContinue reading “Would that make you a better leader?”

Anchors, away

My friend Jim captains the beautiful sailing vessel, Shamrock, whose home port is the Masonboro Inlet near Wilmington, North Carolina. (Shamrock rode out Hurricane Florence a few miles upriver and both she and her captain came through unscathed.) Last year, happily serving as a “guinea pig” for a sailing-based leadership program that Jim has developed, I spentContinue reading “Anchors, away”

Your Leadership Profile

You’re a leader, but what kind are you? What are the elements that make you, you? To help my clients answer these questions with both clarity and authenticity, I guide them through a process of discernment in the following areas: – Values clarification…knowing what you stand for means you have a roadmap for the keyContinue reading “Your Leadership Profile”