Tag: leadership skills

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
Co-creative leaders dance with the system around them!

Co-creative leaders dance with the system around them!

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 12, 2017
Co-creative leaders are a voice among many

Co-creative leaders are a voice among many in the conversation

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...

/ June 16, 2017
What is co-creative leadership?

What is co-creative leadership?

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

/ June 15, 2017

Interesting ways people grant permission to lead in organizations

I wrote this article a few years ago after doing an interview on a cable tv show about my article called “And what if leadership was a permission“. I originally wrote it in French and never translated it before. I felt...

/ April 3, 2017

The real cost of conversational debt

I invest a lot of time learning to have the right and sometimes difficult conversations with members of my consulting team. This is important to me because every day, I see the challenges my clients face when they are unable to...

/ March 13, 2017

Who comes first: The consultant or the coach?

My professional career doing organization development and coaching work with my clients often requires me to play a dual role. There are times where I need to wear the hat of the consultant and others where I need wear the hat...

/ May 18, 2016

Merit or trust?

A little while ago, at a conference, I gave a presentation on team dynamics. During my presentation, someone in the audience asked for advice on what should be done to establish relationships of trust between team members. This allowed us...

/ March 3, 2016
Dormant Leader

Awaken dormant leaders!

I have a secret to tell you: I discovered in the last couple of years that I have an internal detector for dormant leaders. Do you know any in your organization? Dormant leaders are those people with enormous leadership potential...

/ March 11, 2015