Staying on the high road

Staying on the high road

Challenging times bring out both the very best of our human qualities – and, unfortunately, sometimes the worst. COVID-19 examples abound, from people checking in on vulnerable neighbors to those who take advantage by hoarding and selling necessities at...
Teaching people to care

Teaching people to care

Jim Coyle of Nexus knows a lot about business, entrepreneurship, systems and much more. He also just “gets” people. He once commented that establishing core values is one of the most critical things any organization must do. Core values help you hire the...
Leading in a toxic culture

Leading in a toxic culture

Can you be a leader of character and competence in a power-based, undermining or bullying culture where you don’t reap what you sow? This is an environment in which the world REALLY needs a new kind of leader. Leaders, look in the mirror. As Meghan Butler writes...
What really motivates?

What really motivates?

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” So says Mario Andretti, one of the most...
Get out there

Get out there

You’ve heard that it’s important for leaders to get out of their offices. That can be tough, given the deadlines and pressures you’re facing. Plus, walking around isn’t just to be seen;¬†you need to find authentic and meaningful ways to connect...