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Executive Vitality™: Find a Way to Contribute

Executive Vitality™: Find a Way to Contribute

Harvey. Irma. Maria. Mexico. Puerto Rico. Barbuda. St. Maarten. St. Croix, the Keys…. By the time you read this, what else? It is all heartbreaking. At the same time, we are hearing heart-warming stories of […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: Make Your Communication Count

Leadership Effectiveness: Make Your Communication Count

In our executive coaching practice, we have gotten to know some leaders who are very well-intentioned, want the best for their company and their employees, and are wise in the ways of leadership. We know […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: Dividends of Humility

Leadership Effectiveness: Dividends of Humility

Recently we wrote about the interrelationship among humility, curiosity, and leadership (The Curious Leader). Today I want to focus solely on the important role of humility in effective leadership. In our executive coaching practice, we […]

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Executive Vitality™: Slow Down to Speed Up

Executive Vitality™: Slow Down to Speed Up

The desire and drive to be overly resilient can be a plague undermining the executive vitality of many organizational leaders. The Harvard Business Review recently published a fascinating article entitled, The Dark Side of Resilience. […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: The Curious Leader

Leadership Effectiveness: The Curious Leader

In my executive coaching experience, I am encouraged when I meet a senior leader who demonstrates curiosity. I can recognize it—as can the leader’s stakeholders. Feedback tends to indicate that a leader’s curiosity is one […]

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Executive Vitality™: Plan On a Good Vacation

Executive Vitality™: Plan On a Good Vacation

From a leadership perspective, vacations are fascinating. If you search on “vacation” in the venerable Harvard Business Review, you come up with about 2,900 results! If you narrow “vacation” articles with filters, you get: Vacations, […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: Dig Deep—Don’t Be Fooled By Appearances

Leadership Effectiveness: Dig Deep—Don’t Be Fooled By Appearances

In my personal experience as well as my experience as an executive coach of top leaders of highly successful organizations, I have seen how often we humans make mistakes assessing people based on outward appearance. […]

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Executive Vitality™: Are You Working Too Hard?

Executive Vitality™: Are You Working Too Hard?

As an executive coach who works with high-powered, hard-working, goal-oriented senior leaders, I very often suggest that they reserve white space on their calendars. One reason is to improve results; the other is to preserve/improve […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: Serving Values to Your Customers

Leadership Effectiveness: Serving Values to Your Customers

Last month I spoke about how a senior leader can ensure that their organization’s values are more than words on the page and actually drive behavior from the most senior executive to the most junior […]

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Executive Vitality™: Take a Deep Breath

Executive Vitality™: Take a Deep Breath

For years, executive leaders have been told that meditation and mindfulness are the keys—not to just our health—but also to focused and creative leadership. We have heard this message from McKinsey, NYU’s Stern School of […]

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