Tag Archives: empower

The Giving Leader: Is Generosity Naive or Necessary?

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank The famous diarist Anne Frank, whose short, enthusiastic life was cut short in a Nazi concentration camp, became a role model after her death. But now, school children read her diary as a way to grasp the human story behind the Holocaust. This quote crossed […]

Who is at the Center of Your Leadership? The Dalai Lama on Creating Happiness

We all want to be trusted, to be seen as helpful, to be effective leaders and to create ethical relationships. But the problem is, most of us want all this on our own terms — powered by our own definitions of trust, helpfulness, effectiveness and ethics. When we’re so focused on ourselves and our personal […]

What are the Major Concerns of US and UK CEOs?

Originally posted on BusinessLeadershipManagement (BLM):
Worries (Photo credit: photoloni) What are the major concerns of Chief Executive Officers around the US and UK? A recent research includes the following information: 64 percent of CEOs interviewed said they do not have full control over their company’s direction 45 percent of the CEOs interviewed were not satisfied with…

Leadership & Self Deception: The Invisible Poison

Originally posted on KXW :
By: Conrad Jones Leadership & Self Deception – What does it really mean? let’s talk about how to avoid the frustration, embarrassment, and headache of sabotaging your leadership success by exploring self deception and the way it secretly poisons your ability to lead others. Have you ever been in a situation…

Ashton Kutcher on Leadership: Tanveer Naseer on Unlikely Sources of Inspiration

Today, I want to share a remarkable viral event: Ashton Kutcher’s advice while accepting his Teen Choice Award this August. The video has inspired millions of hits — watch it on YouTube!  His “insider secrets” are pretty amazing — all about what he learned before he was famous, when his official name was still Chris […]

Questioning Leadership: How to Get the Answers You Need in a Crisis

When I argued that the “A” in leadership is asking questions, I emphasized the importance of courage and curiosity. Asking questions means getting nuanced and relevant information from colleagues and followers in order to lead effectively. It’s particularly important in a crisis. But there’s a bigger challenge embedded in this not-so-small strategy — how do […]