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Why purpose is not enough

We live in an era of awakening purpose, and the emergence of purpose-driven organizations. Google the phrase “organization purpose" and you will find 748 million hits. Search “purpose" in books on Amazon.com and you'll find over 500 new releases with “purpose” in the...

Presence at School: Co-Creating the Future of Education 02/12 by The Voice of Leadership | Business Podcasts

Have you ever been negatively impacted by a toxic leadership culture? Hierarchical command and control leadership is no longer serving organizations. We can do (much) better than this, and co-create a better future. And it's urgently needed!  The challenges...

Gratitude and Why I Work – Part 1

Erin (11), me (mom), Ryan (19), Kelsey (21) on Thanksgiving Day, 2014 at my parent's home where I grew up In the US, we begin "the holiday season" with a day of Thanksgiving. This is my favorite holiday, because it is truly all about gratitude, family and centers...

Practicing empathy and humility instead of judgment

Today, I will be leading a 2 hour interactive introduction to collective leadership for a group of local high school teachers and administrators. And I couldn't be more excited to work with this audience. And yet, last night, as I was doing my final prep with my...

Kudos to Emma Watson – inspiring and activating men and women to see gender bias more completely as a human rights issue that hurts both sexes

Inspiring and activating men and women to work together to end gender bias. This is a very thoughtful speech and movement (HeForShe - UN). Emma Watson talks about gender equality, for women and men. The issues are not only about equal rights for women globally, but...

Calling “the crazy ones” – the ones who think they can change the world… (is that you??)

I received a framed version of this quote back in my IBM days, as an acknowledgement of the work we were doing with leaders at IBM, bringing in more of a coaching culture.And it resonated deeply with me. And helped me to see things differently... Because,...

Daring to lift our gaze from our “smaller worlds”

It is easy to get on our daily treadmill and focus our attention on our smaller world of work, family, and friends. Surely, we can all do this and our plates will feel full. Our time and attention could be spent here easily. However, there is a bigger picture at play...

Are you someone that is “Daring Greatly” in your life and work?

On Saturday morning I read a quote on the inside cover of a new book - Daring Greatly - by Brené Brown whose research on "wholehearted living, shame and resilience" was catapulted into mainstream after her first TED talk on vulnerability, followed by...

Introduction to Collective Leadership by PresenceAtWork

From the heart: I have high hopes that we can harness the collective intelligence across multiple disciplines and industries to address some of the very big challenges we face across every industry - creating sustainable, resilient and restorative practices that...

What’s love got to do with it? With leadership, change and innovation, that is…!

In 1996, John P. Kotter, Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at Harvard Business School wrote Leading Change. He outlined an 8 step linear process for effecting change inorganizations. And it was highly lauded by experts in leadership.  Interestingly...

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