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Take Your Leadership to the Next Level - Part 2 // generateleadership.com

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level – Part 2

  In the first post of “Take Your Leadership to the Next Level,” we introduced the idea of Leadership Context, as a way to begin shifting how we see what leadership is, and how to become an effective leader. A part of creating context is identifying our cares and those of the people we work […]

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Trust Matters and Matters of Trust // generateleadership.com

Trust Matters and Matters of Trust

Trust is crucial to success and is the very medium of human interaction and coordination. We share the future with those we trust, and we withdraw from, avoid, put up with, blame, resent, or compensate with a cost for those we don’t. Trust is crucial for effective teamwork and organizations, it’s a lubricant for smooth […]

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How to Elevate Your Leadership Impact by Getting Out of the Blind Spot // generateleadership.com

How to Elevate Your Leadership Impact by Getting Out of the Blind Spot

How’s your leadership impact? Would you like to produce more of it in the world: more value, more meaning, more contribution, and more vitality? Do you want to advance your career, improve your team’s performance, change your organization’s culture, or elevate the results of your business? Our culture has a blind spot around leadership. With […]

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How to Cultivate a Culture of Excellence

What is your relationship with excellence? Are you never satisfied? Is mediocrity good enough? Is it a source of satisfaction or suffering for you and those around you? How does the culture you work in hold excellence? Does excellence disappear due to the demand for “more”?  Is it a slogan that isn’t reflected in action? […]

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Difficult choices of a businessman

Tap Into Your Power of Not Knowing – Create New Possibilities

What is your relationship with “not knowing?” For most people, it’s a barrier. It means that we are stopped and can’t act where we don’t know. We wouldn’t have a person do surgery on us if they didn’t know surgery. So why would we pursue something if we don’t know how, haven’t been trained in […]

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Take Your Leadership to the Next Level - Part 1 // generateleadership.com

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level – Part 1

Is there a limit on the value and impact we can create as leaders? Is our success evidence that there is no need, or room, to get better? Or can we go to another level of contribution? Whatever our success, we can always take our leadership to another level of creating value, taking care of […]

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Leading Successful Innovation – from Mystery to Skills

  Innovation is a mystery for most people, though there are a very few that seem to have a knack for it. There are also the rare few who are serial innovators, but their success does not seem to illuminate the process for the rest of us. Amazon has over nine thousand books with “innovation” […]

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Why Great Performers Fail as Managers

Why are promotions potentially dangerous for both the person being promoted and the organization promoting them? Why do great performers fail as managers? Let me share some key learning about these issues that come from over three decades of addressing them in our teaching, consulting, and coaching. In many organizations the current top individual performer […]

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