The Only Thing You Need to Know About Leadership

October 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Ever wonder why smart people do stupid things? Politicians take bribes, CEO’s take money from shareholders, spiritual leaders sleep with members of the communities they lead…

We all have blind spots or a “shadow” that holds unconscious material that at the worst possible time rises up and bites us in the behind. We yell at our kids, we rationalize living in conflict with our values or worse.

Knowing the how we deceive ourself is not only the way to be an authentic and effective leader it is a spiritual practice.

Attached is article I sent to subscribers of my monthly Musings on the topic. Click on the word Musings.  Take a look if you haven’t seen it.

 

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Executive coach, top team facilitator, author and speaker. I work with individual leaders and their teams to help navigate personal and professional transitions and to increase leadership capacity and improve communication and relationship skills. I founded my coaching firm in 2001 following 12 years asa CEO. Check out more on me and my coaching process in my book "The Business of Wanting More: Why Some Executives Move from Success to Fulfillment and Others Don't"

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