Tag: Everyday Leadership


I Choose To Honor You

I Choose to Honor You

I find myself feeling an alarming sense of anxiety and distress from the 2016 US election conversation.  Sadly, I know I am not alone. A long-time friend who is a devout Muslim American shared recently that she has had nightmares that someone will come and take her family from their home.  She is someone who [...]


Leading Can Be Silent

…Generating a supportive gaze from across the room as someone speaks up, letting them know you know it is taking every ounce of courage for them to speak their mind right now. …Standing in the back of the room as someone takes the floor to speak publicly for the first time, giving them your full [...]


Reflections from a Reluctant Receiver

This guest blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni celebrates the September 18 launch of her book with Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want.  Julie has spent the past 25 years improving performance through learning. She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide. [...]


Leadership In Action

Leadership can be simple even when it isn’t easy. We talk a lot about the theory of leadership. Tanveer Naseer wrote a great post exploring whether leadership is an art or a science. He has us consider that “what is leadership?” ultimately gets answered through the eyes of the beholder. In THE Best Definition of [...]


Leading “You” Begins with Leading Me

“Lead yourself first.  Only then will you get to a place as a person where you can lead other people.” –Robin Sharma This week I had the privilege of interviewing Robin Sharma, an internationally renowned author and leadership expert with Lolly Daskal for You Matter.  His latest book, The Leader Who Had No Title, is [...]