Tag: conscious leader

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

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
Distinction Excellence And Greatness

The distinction between Excellence and Greatness

When I got involved in the Tribal Leadership world a few years ago, I learned many key distinctions. One of my favorites was the distinction between Excellence and Greatness. Stage four tribes come from a collective quest to reach a common...

/ July 27, 2017
Co-creative leaders encourage learning by doing

Co-creative leaders encourage learning by doing!

A few years ago, I was delivering a presentation at a local user group meeting. During the question and answer period, I went off on a little rant on leadership challenges I see in at clients. That rant spawned an...

/ July 19, 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

Valuable leadership lessons that made me a grateful entrepreneur

Over two years ago, I reached a point where I was experiencing borderline burnout for several months. I was the director of the Pyxis Technologies consulting team and I was struggling to balance training sessions, clients, business development and other...

/ April 10, 2017

How To Engage Your Team By Using The Right Language

Leaders and managers don’t always realize the impact of their language when talking with their teams. You can do many things with language, from empowering people to generating new possibilities. However, language can also create disengagement and dissent when wielded ineffectively. Language has...

/ March 27, 2017

Amazing things happen when you parent with your heart

My family went through a difficult and sad experience for all of us in mid-December. We finally had to put to rest our nineteen year old cat Simba who’s been sick for the last year or so. I would ask...

/ March 20, 2017

What do you demand of yourself?

One of the interesting and challenging things for me with the Pyxis Cultures team is how often my colleagues remind me to be kinder to myself as a person and as a leader. They do this for me in subtle...

/ March 6, 2017