Leadership Lessons from the Golf Course

The Scene.  I’ve long tuned out the golf stories told by the…

Transformational Leadership: Creating “Road to Damascus” Moments

The Scene.  Yesterday, I had an unexpectedly extraordinary day. I…

Through the Looking Glass: Reflections for the New Year

The Scene.  Every year in recent memory, the female members…

When Deciding Gets Hard

The Scene.  In the midst of a major organizational directive…

What My Mom and Her Friends Can Teach Us about Teamwork

The Scene.  I’ve just returned from a week away that presented…

Who Will Lead From Here: One Way Forward

The Scene. Visiting the Christkindlmarkt in downtown Chicago…

Dangerous Leadership:  When Safety is Violated

The Scene.  A two- day gathering of senior managers of a business…

Stumbling in Life and Leadership: Recovering after a Fall

The Scene.  A former graduate student of mine recently sent…

Navigating by Feedback: What Leaders and Moths Have in Common

The Scene.  This particular scene has played out in various…

The Stories We Lead By: 4 Steps to Conscious Authorship

The Scene.  It was a case of art imitating life.  Literally. After…