An Undervalued Key to Effective Leadership: Possessing a Willingness for Reinvention

Fill in the blank: I want to be a successful/effective/loving ____________________. I imagine that your ‘blank’ was filled with “leader,” “spouse,” “parent,” “manager,” “employee,” “teacher,” or something similar. I want to propose an idea to you: Your ability to become truly successful/effective/loving is contingent on your willingness to reinvent yourself. I am not talking about […]

What Does an Elevated Leader Look Like?

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Elevated leaders are leaders who operate on a higher plane than most leaders. These leaders are positively transformational. In Good to Great, Jim Collins calls them “Level 5 Leaders.” In Multipliers, Liz Wiseman calls them just that: “Multipliers.” Often, the best leaders we can think of fall into this category. Historically, it is people Abraham […]

Investigating the Relationship between Mindsets and Mental States

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One of my biggest learnings over the last year is that there is a connection between trauma and quality of mindsets. Our body’s natural response to trauma is to take on negative mindsets (fixed, closed, prevention, and inward mindsets) as a form of self-protection. And, as we heal from mindsets, we develop more positive mindsets, […]

Mindset Differences by Level in the Organizational Hierarchy

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I recently partnered with Aimpoint Research to investigate how mindsets might differ across different demographic profiles, including political affiliation, income level, gender, education level, generation, geographic region (in the United States). I am finding the results quite interesting. I am in the middle of several articles, I will be sharing related to this research. Here […]

Mindset Differences Across Different Education Levels

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I recently partnered with Aimpoint Research to investigate how mindsets might differ across different demographic profiles, including political affiliation, income level, gender, education level, generation, geographic region (in the United States). I am finding the results quite interesting. I am in the middle of several articles I will be sharing related to this research. Here […]

Mindset Differences Across Different Income Levels

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I recently partnered with Aimpoint Research to investigate how mindsets might differ across different demographic profiles, including political affiliation, income level, gender, education level, generation, geographic region (in the United States). I am finding the results quite interesting. I am in the middle of several articles, I will be sharing related to this research. Here […]