We Are In This Together – Part 3

In my last post, I discussed differing opinions or ideas and how these can drive a wedge between people we focus on issues rather than putting or focus on people. This time, I want to share a critical component that helps us focus on people first. LISTENING. Think about a recent disagreement with someone. Where … Continue reading We Are In This Together – Part 3

We Are In This Together – Part 2

I want to continue with the ideas I began laying out last month, and delve more into how we can make disagreements a productive process rather than a negative one. The reason that other people disagree with us is not that there is something wrong with them, but rather that the evidence they are using … Continue reading We Are In This Together – Part 2

What Do You Contribute? Part 4

If you look up the definition of integrity, you find two things. First, integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. Secondly, integrity is the state of being whole and undivided.  Integrity, therefore, is wholeness; and as a virtue, it is uniting belief and action.  Breaking that unity (of … Continue reading What Do You Contribute? Part 4

What Do You Contribute? Part 3

I mentioned last week that the Compelled, those that are true leaders, must produce energy for themselves and often for others. This process is the challenge of living compelled. Energy is finite. If you are a compelled leader, you have to find ways to build and recover energy. You cannot give what you don't receive. … Continue reading What Do You Contribute? Part 3