25 July

July 25, 2014 – Grounded Leader of the Week – Kimberly L. Smith

Key Lesson:  When catastrophe strikes, you choose whether to get demolished or not. Have the presence of mind to calmly assess the true nature of the problem. It will help you overcome obstacles or traumatic situations in life.   Our Grounded Leader this week is at war with the dark side of humanity. Kimberly L…

18 July

July 18, 2014 – Grounded Leader of the Week – Reed Hastings

Key Lesson: Don’t lie to yourself. Be emotionally detached from outcomes. Detachment is a safety valve, making sure your emotions don’t carry you away. This week’s Grounded Leader is a creative disruptor. His mission? To turn his company into the Internet’s first television network. Reed Hastings continues to surprise and shock Hollywood and the TV industry. Since…

11 July

July 11, 2014 – Grounded Leader of the Week – Adm. Michael Rogers

Key Lesson: “High drama” situations require grounded, centered and transparent leadership. Pull in your emotions, rely on your paradoxical thinking and adapt. This week’s Grounded Leader will not sit in the shadows like his predecessors. The new director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, understands his job will require public dialogue. Rogers has…

3 July

July 3, 2014 – Grounded Leader of the Week – Tim Howard

Key Lesson: Manage your emotions. If you fall down, get up and keep going. Stay centered and focused on the job. Even the captain of the opposing team had to pay homage to our Grounded Leader of the Week. After the World Cup’s Belgium – USA game this Tuesday, Belgium’s team leader, Vincent Kompany, publicly…