The Art and Craft of Leadership Coaching

Jim Collins in his oft-quoted book “Good to Great” has leaders make sure that those on the bus are also in the right seats. Sage advice. Then it is time for the action to start in earnest.   It is the interactions of these folks that lead to...

The Shadow Side Shows Up

How many more “family values” based politicians will make the news about affairs this season? It is interesting that the latest, Governor Sanford had his press “mea culpa” conference sans wife by his side. He needs to do this alone and it will be interesting to see...

The Legacy of Michael Jackson: For His Children

My first thought hearing of Michael Jackson’s sudden and untimely death was “What about his children”? I know the shock of losing a parent suddenly. My father died of a heart attack when I was fourteen. One evening my parents went to dinner and a movie. The next day...

Understanding Leadership Development Training

Our 40th “Total Leadership Connections“, (TLC) program is in session and it is comforting to see certain aspects of executive education that lead to organizational innovation do not change. Human universals remain the same over time. Searching for...

4 Tips to Unlock Leadership Potential

The debate over born or bred leaders is always one of interest. The answer is yes and yes. Many are born into families that encourage self-awareness and interpersonal skills. Others learn leadership adaptability through the ebb and flow of life happenings.  ...