Tag Archives: dream

“You are all too comfortable to be dreaming”:@IbukunAwosika to young #leaders

In CSRwire (the Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire) this week, David Wilcox opens his article about “real” sustainability with a quote from Ibukun Awosika, founder of the Chair Center, to an audience of young women at Harvard Business School: “You are all too comfortable to be dreaming” of sustainable solutions. It’s a poignant comment — a […]

Three Reasons Leaders Should Remember Their Dreams

Today, I want to offer a suggestion that I’ve not yet encountered in the leadership trainings I’ve taken or the leadership development theory I’ve read. It’s out there, I’m sure — probably usually in the subtext. It’s a tool I’ve used with my coaching clients, and with my colleagues at Pacifica Graduate Institute. And it […]

Visionary Leaders, Be Aware! Emergence can be a strange and surreal experience.

Where do we begin and our dreams end? Visionary leadership is about living in the space between pragmatism and dream, a wonderful, dangerous place where the unconscious and the conscious share a language. Our insights rise up from a place more real than reality, and we feel them as if they are already real, but […]

The Six Steps to Strong Leadership – Surrounded by Courage

In Adam Bryant’s NY Times interview with G.J. Hart, executive chairman, C.E.O. and president of California Pizza Kitchen, Hart named six steps of leadership he lives by: I call them the six steps of leadership, surrounded by courage. Courage is an interesting one because any leadership role is about stepping out and having the courage […]