Leaders Really Are Different… So What?

In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the release of The Heart of Leadership, I’m writing a few posts to underscore some of the big ideas from the book. One of these ideas often stirs debate but remains true: Leaders are different.  »  Read More

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Are You A Rebel?

Do you think of yourself as a rebel? Last week, I had the privilege to attend Pop Tech in Camden, Maine. The theme of this year’s event was Rebellion. We heard from scientists, artists, academics, activists, authors and even a hacker.  »  Read More

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Today’s Challenge: What Are You Doing To Grow?

Personal growth should be the leader’s highest priority. I’ve described it before like the admonition when flying: In the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on first. Recently, after talking about how important it is for leaders to grow, someone asked, “What are YOU doing to grow?”  »  Read More

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Choose Your Guides Carefully

I’ve had some amazing guides over the years. In Tanzania, my guide was named Teacher; in Botswana, Rutzi saved my life – more than once. And, in Nepal our guide helped us make it to Everest Base Camp and back safely. However, guides are not reserved to adventure settings.  »  Read More

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What’s Big in Your World?

I just completed the manuscript for my next book. I literally sent it to the publisher ten minutes ago. If you return to this site on a semi-frequent basis, you’ll hear more about it in the weeks to come. I love marking something big off my list. How about you?  »  Read More

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Don’t Just Survive… Thrive!

Do you know a leader whose career is stalled? Maybe you know someone who seems to have tremendous untapped potential, but he or she is having trouble realizing this potential. Have you ever met a leader who struggles to get traction? Perhaps one of these descriptions fits you.  »  Read More

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