Why Organizations Need Vertical Development

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Organizations are increasingly recognizing that the complexity of the world their leaders are facing exceed their abilities to effectively navigate this complexity. The consequence of this is that most leaders are operating at a leadership deficit, with consequences that include exhaustion, burnout, turnover, and poor decision making.

Trauma & Leadership – Part 4 – The Limiting Impact of Trauma

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In this series, I am making a bold claim that I believe is key to transformationally elevating our leadership effectiveness. The claim is: Leadership ineffectiveness is rooted in leaders’ trauma If this is true, it has a very powerful implication: In order to help leaders significantly transform, we need to help them heal from their […]

Trauma & Leadership – Part 3 – What are the Secondary Consequences of Trauma?

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In this series, I am making a bold claim that I believe is key to transformationally elevating our leadership effectiveness. The claim is: Leadership ineffectiveness is rooted in leaders’ trauma If this is true, it has a very powerful implication: In order to help leaders significantly transform, we need to help them heal from their […]

Owning Your Mindsets: The Key to Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional intelligence is a fancy term for possessing self-awareness and other-awareness in the following ways: Self-awareness = ability to (1) diagnose and recognize our emotions, and (2) control our own emotions Other-awareness = ability to (1) recognize and diagnose emotions displayed by others, and (2) respond appropriately to others’ emotional cues. Interesting factoids regarding emotional […]