Tag Archives: authentic leadership

What are you willing to do to make your life better?

As usual, Elumn8 hits the nail on the head when he says, “Your “better” should rise from within. The call to a new way of being may be triggered by some outside source but the voice you follow should be your own.” This is the process of being authentic as a leader — not narcissism, […]

Four Steps to Developing Yourself and Others

This article offers some practical ways to develop leaders, and I really like that. Of course, practical rarely translates into easy, does it!? Understand yourself, of course — but what a process! Build Relationships — yes! and that means building skills, opening your heart and mind to diversity, and finding commonalities even with the most […]

Michael Phelps: Shining Gold Because of His Team

When Michael Phelps won his 19th medal this week, he described his meeting with the relay team: “I thanked those guys for helping me get to this moment,” Phelps said. “I told those guys I wanted a big lead. I was like, ‘You better give me a big lead going into the last lap,’ and […]

Green Business Leadership: Sustainable Authenticity

My article, “Towards Green Business Leadership: Ecocentric Authenticity and Sustainable Management,” has been published in Business Leadership Review‘s special issue on Sustainable Business Practices. Three cheers for the field, to open up such an interesting debate, and welcome  such diverse articles! In my article, I argue that an ECO-centric style of leadership and management needs to […]