A dilemma you may encounter in the process of using affirmation as a tool for developing personal leadership is the difficulty experienced in accepting an affirmation as a statement of reality when you know that it is not – as yet – true. At this point, the art of visualization enables you to
“You begin with the end in mind, by knowing what you dream about accomplishing, and then figuring out how to make it happen.” Jim Pitts, Northrup Grumman Corporation.
In The Leadership Challenge, by Kouzes and Posner, we read that exemplary leaders look forward into a hazy future and imagine
Professional training is costly for an organization. But it’s necessary! In 2010 US organizations invested a total of approximately $171.5 billion in human resource development and professional training courses (Green & McGill, 2011). Why? Organizations need to attract and retain the most
The future cannot wait. Across every sector of society today, in every nation, we need leaders who will serve with integrity of self and spirit. In his Foreword to Focus on Leadership, Dr. Ken Blanchard said:
“I truly believe that Servant Leadership has never been more applicable to the
Trust is both a cause and an effect of organizational culture. The trust we have in each other informs how we operate, and the way we operate encourages trust. A chance comment from a recent client, a senior leader in a large government agency, got me thinking about trust in the context of
We all FEAR something. We can’t rid of it but we can reduce it by offsetting it with something positive. Then we focus on the positive emotion. As the positive emotion goes up, the negative goes down. Every day we feel a range of positive and negative emotions, how we respond sets the tone of