3 Ways Our Values Shift

3 Ways Our Values Shift

So much is changing in a relatively short period of time and it feels unsettling. And when the people and things we hold most dear to us change, our world can feel as though it’s completely unraveling. What we thought we valued as most important may not be most...

Lead Change with Authenticity

Implementing change is a significant aspect of leading organizations, especially when introducing a new vision. As I’ve been writing in recent posts, your behavior is key to success. Authenticity is critical. As change is announced and implemented, people want the...

Lead Change As a Beacon of Light

Successful change agents know that many people resist or distrust change, and they need encouragement through the process.  As I wrote in my last post, communication is critical. People also need an extra measure of positivity and support. This calls for the leader to...

The Behaviors that Lead Change

A well-known paradox states that the only thing that remains the same is change.  Most leaders agree.  Businesses are, and always have been, subjected to the influences of technology, economies, politics, competition and the culture.  Change is unavoidable.  The most...

Signs and Symptoms of Leadership Drift

Are you experiencing leadership drift? I wrote about this in my last post.  As the word implies, “drift” is a loss of direction or purposefulness. I often encounter this in my work as a coach.  Of course, any pattern of behavior that reduces leaders’ impact or...

How to Avoid Leadership Drift

Business is an active, demanding endeavor. Only those who consistently apply themselves succeed. Organizations that thrive require leaders who actively dream, plan, engage, solve, pursue and network. It’s a lot of work, and there is no finish line. But no one can keep...