Month: October 2014


How to Access Your Greatness Zone

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“You have an inventory of greatness – your talents, strengths and passions. You come packaged to do great things. Do a lot with what you have – be a game changer.” –Jay Forte, The Greatness Zone  Yes, you do indeed “come packaged to do great things”! The question is: do you really believe that? One [...]


Three Necessary Conditions for Changing Someone’s Mind

Three conditions must be present for people to engage with you to explore new ways of looking at situations: willingness, desire, and courage.

Dr. Marcia Reynolds is passionate about changing the conversations leaders have at work. She feels the most effective leaders help people think more broadly for themselves, and believes that when leaders have powerful conversations that change people’s minds from the inside out, the workplace comes alive with an eagerness to discover what is possible.  People don’t [...]


Are You Willing to Speak up?

Are You Willing to Speak Up?

Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Kailash Satyarthi from India, for their extraordinary work in standing for the right of all children to an education.  For most of us in the western world, speaking up may require courage, but rarely does it require us to risk our lives as [...]


The Key to Alignment

The Key to Alignment

The mood was extremely tense. Forty leaders gathered in a room to address a crisis in their community. The meeting was closed to the press. There was a story to be told, but none of these leaders wanted to let the press turn an isolated incident into an indictment on their town. We had two [...]