The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Effective Leadership

Effective leadership is about more than just making decisions and giving orders.  It’s about understanding and managing your emotions and those of the people you lead.  This understanding and management of emotions is known as emotional intelligence.  Emotional intelligence is a key ingredient in building strong leadership.  It shapes how well leaders can engage with … Read more

Applying the TOUCH Principle for Transformative Leadership

Leadership stands as one of the most impactful factors in the success of any organization or team.  It’s not just about directing a group of people to accomplish tasks; it’s about inspiring change and catalyzing improvement.  This is where the TOUCH principle comes into play as a blueprint for transformative leadership. What Is the TOUCH … Read more

Coaching Techniques that Propel Leadership Development Forward

Developing strong leaders is essential for the success and growth of any organization.  Leadership is not just about having authority; it’s about inspiring, guiding, and supporting a team towards achieving common goals.  One effective way to encourage leadership development is through coaching.  Coaching helps individuals enhance their abilities, overcome challenges, and realize their potential.  Why … Read more

The Benefits of Executive Coaching Services

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Leadership isn’t just about steering a corporation or an organization in the desired direction; it’s about personal growth, managing relationships, and making the right decisions.  Executive coaching services have emerged as a powerhouse asset for individuals in top tiers of management, honing their skills to navigate the complexities of their roles effectively.  Let’s explore the … Read more

Angel Investing as a Path to Serving on Boards

Angel Investing as a Path to Serving on Boards “When we do an investment, we always ask, ‘Can we affect the outcome? When buying a company, can we have an impact?’ That’s a different style of investing than a passive investor in the stock market. To me, that’s how you’re taking the risk out of … Read more

Building Cross-Generational Loyalty in the Workplace

“When leaders throughout an organization take an active, genuine interest in the people they manage, when they invest real time to understand employees at a fundamental level, they create a climate for greater morale, loyalty, and, yes, growth.” – Patrick Lencioni Is loyalty still relevant in a business world where most people move from company … Read more

An Unexpected Growth Strategy: Collaboration

An Unexpected Growth Strategy: Collaboration “When you step into an intersection of fields, disciplines, or cultures, you can combine existing concepts into a large number of extraordinary ideas.” – Frans Johansson A winning strategy for business often overlooked is collaboration. Recently, it became evident while meeting with a Board Developer client that there was a potential … Read more

Diversity in Leadership

Diversity in Leadership “We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.” -Tim Berners-Lee While diversity is a core value in corporate America, too often, leaders are afraid of diverse perspectives. Surrounding oneself with like-minded professionals is easy. However, trusting diversity develops a better leader and a stronger organization. A wide range … Read more

Confidentiality: the cornerstone

“Confidentiality is an ancient and well-warranted social value.” -Kay Redfield Jamison Innately, people like to kiss and tell. People like to tell stories; they like to share gossip and information about others and themselves. In a progressively globalized world bound together by communication, confidentiality is even more important than ever before both professionally and personally. Wrongfully … Read more