5 February

The Power of Positive Emotions – Nando Parrado

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When he was twenty-three, the plane carrying Nando Parrado and his rugby teammates crashed in the Andes Mountains. Seventy-two days later, survivors of the crash were rescued from the wilderness after Parrado and a teammate trekked the dangerous mountains to find help. Not surprisingly, the group’s survival created a sensation around the world, spawning a bestselling book,…

10 October

Split in Two

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Key Lesson: Changing direction from what was once the proven route is often necessary, but never easy. Being adaptable and able to navigate the currents of change will enable you to lead others to success. Our Grounded Leader of the week, Meg Whitman – Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard – surprised the world…

4 March

House of Cards Frank Underwood’s Healthy Leadership

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Our offices sit directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.. Much of our view is just like the opening sequence of the Netflix original hit series, House of Cards. This American political drama series is filled with back-stabbing leadership moves and intrigue. We thought it would be interesting to see if we could find…

6 February

February 7, 2014 – Grounded Leader of the Week – Pete Carroll

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This week started with the Super Bowl and is ending with the opening of the Socihi 2014 Winter Olympics. It is only fitting that a sports leader is our Grounded Leader of the Week. Pete Carroll, NFL Super Bowl XLVIII winning coach of the Seattle Seahawks, is known for his laid back coaching style, and…

7 January

Downton Abbey Leadership Lessons

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Americans have an enduring taste for PBS’ Downton Abbey. This past Sunday was the premiere of Season 4.  Trending everywhere on social media, the British period drama TV series depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era.  The show’s timing reflects the growing interest in the great events…