Your leadership territory is indicated by the results you produce, the relationships you have, and your own level of satisfaction and well-being. Yet all these external indicators are just evidence of what you are generating internally. If you want to improve or increase your leadership power, you need to work on who you are as a person.Read More
In the pursuit of self-mastery and gaining personal power, it’s important to know that you will encounter challenges. Sometimes these challenges are external circumstances that demand you stretch yourself in a new manner. Other times, the challenges are internal and will pit your current beliefs and values against your current reality.Read More
In our last blog post, we talked about Archetypal Blueprint™ types that are defined by the kind energy that flows through all of us. We all have the instinctive ability to “read” the energy of another person’s Archetypal Blueprint™ types and make unconscious judgments based on that read. But what exactly is this energy? And how can this knowledge be properly harnessed in the workplace? To find out, we need a history lesson on the study of energy!Read More
Imagine that you are interviewing an external applicant for a leadership position. Their resume is impressive. They have the best degrees, experience, and career progression. They are well dressed, well groomed, and appropriately attentive to you and the environment. Yet, there is something you can’t quite put your finger on about this applicant. They seem incongruent in some way. You know in your gut that something doesn’t feel right, so you swiftly conclude the interview and move on to another candidate.Read More
The problem with the current dominant leadership and business paradigms is that their definition of success has serious limitations. These models of financial gain at high costs, of quarterly results, and immediate gratification are not sustainable. Not only are they not maintainable, they don’t really take advantage of all the real benefits available to us from working together in organizations. We are leaving ‘currency’ on the table, if you will. We can have more.
I’m putting success into question because as a conscious leader you need to know what that word means for you, as well as for the people you work with, in order to fully optimize performance.Read More