Wholeness

The Great-ful Leader

  Thanksgiving. An annual holiday in the United States, honoring the harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621; and a time when most of us consider all the things for which we are thankful.

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Love: The Next Evolution in Leadership?

Is Love the Next Buzzword in Business? This the title of a recent article in Forbes. And according to Corey Michael Blake, the answer is that it should be; yet too many people are missing the boat. Having attended the recent Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit in Austin, Texas, Blake shares with us what it means…

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Courage: The Missing Ingredient in Decision-Making

“You must have the edge to make the important yes/no decisions: the edge or the courage. Courage is the missing link that puts the concept of taking risks and having the guts to be decisive into play and transforms them into a reality; often, in the face of great opposition.” ∞ Noel M. Tichy There…

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The Gift of Vulnerability: The Art of Becoming Fully Human

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter. And those who matter don’t mind.”   ~ Dr. Seuss Inspiration from a widely known author of children’s books… And so much easier said than done! According to Abraham Maslow, who developed the hierarchy of human needs, the highest need…

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Bubbles in Basel

  I am visiting the city of Basel, Switzerland this weekend.  Joseph and I arrived early Saturday morning after an 8+ hour flight out of Atlanta the prior evening.  The flight was uneventful — which is always good.  After my in-flight meal was served and cleared, I settled into slumber, awaking only when the wheels…

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The Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

  Bringing the Yin to the Yang of Business From our government to corporate America – small companies to big business — most industries promote diversity and inclusion – especially in the case of women.  Yet research shows that varying degrees of gender bias still exists. It’s a hot topic these days.  Stories of women’s…

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Discovering Your Potential: A Flower Blooms in Adversity

Take The Path To Discovering Your Potential Last Friday began in a most beautiful way.  I was invited to have a conversation with my new friend, Theresa – a conversation that very quickly became both profound and meaningful.  We discussed some of the world’s current events; and as Theresa lives in the Netherlands, our focus…

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A Culture of Candor: The Wei-Chi of Conversation

People are longing for trustworthy leaders.   Leaders who are passionate with a depth and consistency of commitment to achieve their vision.  Leaders who are wise and thoughtful; and through continuous learning reflect upon and grow from their mistakes.  Leaders who are generous with their time, money, praise and support.  Leaders who are courageous and…

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Inner Peace On The Wings Of A Butterfly

  World Peace Must Develop From Inner Peace I’ve been in Houston this past week talking with prospective clients.  While there, I learned of and was saddened by the news of the plane that was shot down over the Ukraine.  The entire world has been affected by this tragedy in one way or another as…

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Meaning: The Portal to Discovery of Hidden Knowledge

 An Ongoing Journey to Discover Hidden Knowledge I feel certain many of you have been as dismayed as I have when you’ve read the headlines over the past few weeks: “Prison-bound KPMG Ex-Partner Remorseful for Insider Tips” “New Questions Raised on GM Probe. Lawmakers Release Emails that Portray Senior-Level Involvement” “Investors Quit Barclays: Brokers Say…

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