Category Archives: Leadership

Are You Contagious? You bet you are!

Leaders…Your mood affects others. Self-aware leaders practice noticing themselves and the impact they are having on others. It’s part of being emotionally intelligent. Self-aware leaders recognize that their mood is a critical factor in the ‘field’ they create around them. What ‘field’ are you creating? We all possess “mirror neurons” – which means that when … Read More


Turning Corners

In the past several weeks, clients have ‘turned corners.’ One client started to see possibilities in a new light, and this helped her unstick from an old tape.  Another client took a course that showed her something she had been blind to. A third client took a vacation, shortly after her latest performance review, that … Read More


Meet Yourself Where You Are

I was having a conversation with a client who has demonstrated extraordinary learning and achievement in the years I’ve known her.  A hard charger who gets things done, she has been promoted rather rapidly and has recently embarked on a learning journey to hone her management, teaming, and leadership skills. At her boss’s encouragement, she … Read More


Leaders: Hold a Development Agenda

Talk about Leadership Complexities! Last week I interviewed Bob Anderson, creator of the Leadership Circle Profile, for the radio program hosted by Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. (You can find the interview online at Voice America Radio, “Inside Transformational Leadership.”) Very interesting conversation, as expected. Bob is a brilliant, honest, far-seeing man, and he cares … Read More