The Seduction of Power

The Seduction of Power

Let’s start with the definition of power – ‘the ability to act in a particular way to influence others.’ Like most things in life, how we use power can either liberate or sabotage us. You can use power or abuse power. And that’s the difference between healthy and...
Leading With Who You Are

Leading With Who You Are

Leadership Journeys – Angela Ahrendts Angela Ahrendts’s morning routine may not be what you’d expect from the Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Sales for Apple worldwide, let alone someone who spent most of her career before that in the fashion...
Becoming a more Conscious Conversationalist

Becoming a more Conscious Conversationalist

The most important tool in your toolkit for being a Conscious Conversationalist is being a good listener.  Skilled listeners are able to listen deeply.  What is deep listening?  It’s simple: deep listeners make a conscious choice to open their ears and close their...
Leave a Legacy

Leave a Legacy

Not too far from our office, a 400-year-old bonsai tree grows in the National Arboretum.  What’s remarkable about this tree is not its age, nor its beauty.  The most incredible thing about the tree is its legacy. Every day since 1625, someone has lovingly cared for...
Help Your Leadership Garden Grow

Help Your Leadership Garden Grow

Conscious leaders are good gardeners.  They understand that most people have an inherent desire to learn and grow.  When we invest in ourselves, we can help others find their hidden abilities.  When we are generous with our time, knowledge, and relationships, we can...