Category: Articles

Articles and blog post published on the site

A voice among many in the conversation

How To Be A Voice Among Many In The Conversation

I talk and write a lot about co-creative leadership these days. When people ask me to name the key traits of a co-creative leader, I usually list the following five skills: Being a voice among many in the conversation Unleashing the leaders...

/ October 24, 2017
Business people collaboration

Five Easy Ways To Effectively Collaborate With Your Team

I talk a lot with those around me about co-creative leadership and collaboration. My team and I collaborate a lot with our clients, but not as often as we do with each other. My team and I still struggle to...

/ October 16, 2017
Being the learner

The importance of remembering being the learner

My son plays bowling in a junior league every Saturday morning. He started playing last year, which led us to our weekly Sunday night bowling nights together. One of the side benefits this creates is all the time we get...

/ October 7, 2017

Parents! Do what you say!

Some of my most popular articles this year are the leadership in parenting stories. I was telling this to my son lately and he told me that he even shows them to his friends! I asked him what I should...

/ September 25, 2017

Be Fearless Of Failure And Start Learning By Doing

One topic I often find myself discussing these days is learning by doing. Cultures that value continuous improvement encourage experimentation. They also encourage people to fail fast so they can learn fast. But this idea is scary to those working...

/ September 20, 2017
Loop learning for new results!

How To Make Your Leadership More Powerful With Loop Learning

As leaders, it’s very difficult to create change in our organizations. One of the biggest problems is that over time, we forget what drives our change and what progress we’re making. When we work with our teams, change sometimes feels...

/ August 12, 2017
Dormant leader wakes up!

5 powerful things dormant leaders absolutely need to know!

A while back, I wrote an article called Awaken Dormant Leaders. It is one of my favorite articles ever and it seems to connect with many people. Recently, a few visitors to the site sent me e-mails to ask me...

/ July 17, 2017
Father And Son Talking Outside About Responsibility

How to create responsibility through powerful conversations

A few months ago, I wrote an article to share the story of how we guided our kids through the last few months with our cat. I wrote it at the time to share a story I felt could be useful...

/ July 10, 2017
The baggage we carry in our lives

The Surprising Baggage You Are Carrying As A Leader

Over the last five or six years, I played hockey in different garage leagues, usually very late at night. Hockey is a very fast-paced sport. At times it seemed like even if we were “playing for fun,” there were nights...

/ July 3, 2017

How Could More Authentic Love Fuel Your Leadership?

One of the recurring themes in my life in the last few months is the place of love in leadership. I work with many clients where when I bring up the topic in conversation, it can be a bit shocking...

/ June 6, 2017