Tag Archives: sustainable

Antidote for #Leaders Behaving Badly (You know who they are!)

Massachusetts Teens Leading the Call to Action on Climate Change

COALITIONS AND PERSISTENCE MAKE THE LEADERSHIP DIFFERENCE! As reported by Ecowatch, in January of 2106, with a decision publicized this week, The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found in favor of four youth plaintiffs, the Conservation Law Foundation and Mass Energy Consumers Alliance Tuesday in the critical climate change case, Kain et al. v. Massachusetts Department of […]

Derek Sivers on The Importance of the First Follower: “You Must Be Easy to Follow.”

Metaphor: it leads us where we need to go.  Check out this million-viewed Ted Talk from Derek Silvers, if you haven’t already, analyzing creative followership by watching dancers on a recreational hillside! Here’s what he said… Here’s a transcript from Derek Siver’s Ted Talk, the transcript (and video) on his website, in case you prefer […]

Shifting the way we co-create

Originally posted on The Future of Leadership is Collective:
When I work with change agents from around the world one question always comes up in evening conversations – how can we shift the way we co-create? How can we more successfully collaborate, become collectively more intelligent, overcome territorial fights, mal- communication and island solution? I…

Milestones for women ordered

Originally posted on Marcus Ampe's Space:
Three days after the United Nations’ International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women we may look at an other women event which need the attention of the whole world.  Women in Parliaments Global Forum commemorated the 25th of November  to promote a better society where women’s…

Three Tips for Today’s Leaders

Originally posted on The HSM Blog:
By Lynda Gratton As a business professor, I’m often asked about the nature of leadership today. When I think about what it means to be a leader right now, the first thing that comes to mind is complexity: today, leadership means being prepared to deal with many stakeholders –…

Visionary Pragmatism: How to Survive Your Success

One of my least favorite sayings is, “No good deed goes unpunished.” But there’s some truth in it, especially when it comes to visionary leadership. Some leaders — MLK, for example, or Joan of Arc, as in this cartoon — get punished by a resistant culture for their success, for the gift they’ve brought through […]

Ode to Joy: Peter Bregman on Rafael Nadal, and the Courage to Feel

Yesterday, Peter Bregman made an impassioned call for emotional freedom in his Harvard Business Review essay, “Nadal is Strong Enough to Cry: Are You?” And what a day to do it, the 12th anniversary of September 11 when our emotions and memories might well be as strong as Nadal’s sobbing joy at winning the US Open […]

Let’s Celebrate the Persistence of Vision: Arlene Goldbard, “This is What 80 Looks Like”

Arlene Goldbard, writer, activist, mediator, is “here to get our hopes up.” She certainly succeeds in her article in Tikkun Daily, “Honoring Generativity,”  In this blog she argues against the default assumption in our culture that older leaders need to step down, make way for new ones — in fact, step down not just from […]

David Reimer, CEO Merrick and Co: Values and Leadership Excellence

In a recent NY Times interview with CEO David Reimer, Adam Bryant asked some fascinating questions about leading through crisis, and how to identify leaders who can bring companies through hard times. Reimer’s answers always came down to leadership values and the ways they become healthy relationships with employees and build sustainable solutions to problems. […]