Category Archives: Leadership Language and Communication

Executive Time

I am a proponent of being available for your employees, as it has the potential to increase cohesion, spontaneity, communication, and a sense of commitment.  The open-door policy has been widely advocated to bring people and ideas together in the moment.  The practice became highly rated, and some organizations strongly encourage open doors at nearly … Continue reading Executive Time

Optimism: Powerful Mojo

Optimism is organizing positively toward the future and having a disposition to react to issues with a sense of confidence. Optimism is not an excessively or blindly optimistic attitude, it is a foundational belief that the future can be better. Reuven Bar-On defines optimism simply as a positive attitude and outlook on life.  Optimism helps initiatives … Continue reading Optimism: Powerful Mojo

Leadership as Storytelling

Leadership as Storytelling One of a leader’s key responsibilities is to engage people into a future – a future that most likely is different than the present.  Leaders of today are responsible for leading change, not keeping things the same. When leaders seek to influence others in an organization, they encounter resistance; this is to … Continue reading Leadership as Storytelling