C.O.M.M.U.N.I.T.Y

I feel incredibly lucky to be part of several different COMMUNITIES. There is of course the community I live in, the communities I network with, work with and play with. Communities of peers, colleagues, professionals. Online communities; In-person communities. There is brilliance within each of us and when we become part of something larger than ourselves where we feel safe to innovate,...

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Are leaders born or grown?

This is something I spend a lot of time thinking about. It fascinates me. I wonder about it in the context of my own leadership journey... and how I got to where I am. I wonder about it when I gaze at my beautiful children full of promise and try to imagine them in life 5 or 10 or 20 years from now. I certainly wonder about it when I enter an organization (as a consultant or customer) and...

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Our most important leaders

If people are an organization's most important assets, then I'm going to put myself out there and say the most important leaders are the NEW LEADERS:That first level of team lead, supervisor or assistant manager who steps up from frontline to manage their peers. Team lead. Key holder. Supervisor. Senior staff. Assistant Manager. The titles are as varied as the individuals and...

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