Fostering Curiosity: 6 Tips to Buffer against Burnout

Fostering Curiosity: 6 Tips to Buffer against Burnout

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“Curiosity” is in the spotlight in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review (HBR) (September/October 2018), with several articles exploring aspects of this theme related to managing people, psychology, and leadership development. One key component of curiosity is a “growth mindset,” which drives engagement, resilience, and is a powerful buffer against burnout.
“Gaining Influential Male Leaders as Change Agents”  Discussed at Dallas S.H.E. Summit

“Gaining Influential Male Leaders as Change Agents” Discussed at Dallas S.H.E. Summit

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Today, although American women comprise almost half the workforce, they hold less than five percent of CEO roles at Fortune 500 companies. In the U.S., full-time, year-round female workers face a 20 percent gender pay gap, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy and Research.
Still Relevant, Worthy Leadership Model Marks 10 Years

Still Relevant, Worthy Leadership Model Marks 10 Years

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Today if you Google “leadership crisis” you’ll find more than 400 million results. Newspaper headlines and TV broadcasts detail the aftershocks of leadership crises impacting almost every aspect of society: entertainment, business, education, government, religion, etc.
“Uncommon Coaching” Fuels Discussion

“Uncommon Coaching” Fuels Discussion

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What is Uncommon Coaching and how does it vary from more traditional leadership coaching practiced today? How does coaching differ from therapy? How does the alignment approach in Uncommon Coaching relate to intentions, behaviors and motives?
Purpose-Driven Organization

Purpose-Driven Organization

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The power of a higher organizational purpose in motivating employees is discussed in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review (HBR) (July/August 2018) in a cover article titled “Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization”, written by Robert E. Quinn and Anjan V. Thakor.
Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 3 of 3

Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 3 of 3

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​In this final installment, we discuss how these conversations can be made even more effective by addressing the coachee’s values/drivers.
Leadership, Character Discussed at Business Special Interest Group

Leadership, Character Discussed at Business Special Interest Group

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Next meeting scheduled for August 10. This SIG is sponsored by Leadership Worth Following (LWF), a Dallas-based leadership consulting firm.
Discussing Ethical Leadership at Intl. Conference

Discussing Ethical Leadership at Intl. Conference

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Compelling new findings on ethical leadership were presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) annual conference held in Chicago during April.
Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 2 of 3

Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 2 of 3

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Part 1 outlined suggestions for more effective coaching conversations, including a recommended, 4-step approach. Part 2 will summarize two other scholarly perspectives on successful coaching conversations.