Tag Archives: visionary leadership

Is it Godly Leadership or Control?

In an organization, leaders generally consider themselves in the right. It is part of the paradigm they create for themselves: if you have succeeded in making your way to the top of an organization, then, by definition, the values for which you stand, must be right, because they have been authenticated and validated by peers…
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The Double Bottom Line – Meaningful Profits

Ted Leonsis has reached the top of the proverbial success heap.  With a very impressive resume’, Leonsis, a billionaire has devoted himself to not only financial success but life success. Leonsis worked 15 years with AOL earning himself the position of Vice Chairman and President.  He founded Monumental Sports and Entertainment which manages three top…
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Closer to the Heart: Love Paradigm

[I wrote this article in September 2009 as I was bringing pieces of the Love Paradigm together] Over the last several years, I have been on an adventure like none other.   I have been so captivated by a dream, a vision that I see in my mind’s eye.  Some days it is clearer than…
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Inspiring Leaders

Today's effective, healthy leaders understand that those they lead are not a commodity to be consumed.  No longer a product to be bought and used to serve the grand vision of the leader.  More people are seeking significance from their work.  Where in generations past employees have been content to contort for the sake of…
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Humility in a Status Chasing World

Somewhere during my formative years I came to believe that humility was the rejection of the reality that some things I did, I did well.  To accept any praise or even to share a strength or a talent was considered boastful and full of pride.  As such, I grew up feeling just as bad about…
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Motivating Employees with Meaning

Motivating employees can be a challenge!  Whether they receive a pay cheque or volunteer, it is important to help your team understand why what they do is important or meaningful.  This sense of meaning can go a long way to increasing productivity, improve employee/volunteer retention and loyalty. Adam Grant, a Wharton management professor, demonstrates this…
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