Independence and Courage

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We frequently talk about how effective leaders are also courageous leaders; who represents this better than the leaders who made Independence Day a reality? Independence Day in any country is generally viewed as an important day to be celebrated.  This is no different in the United States, where … [Read more...]

Adaptive And Agile!

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During the last several years there has been a large push towards faster delivery and a more rapid deployment of solutions promoting innovation and growth. This is wonderful news for using a creative energetic process that permits out of the box thinking while increasing customer satisfaction. It … [Read more...]

Succession Planning

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What do you do when a key member of your team announces they're making a career move? Are you prepared to fill that position?  Can you readily identify the value and contributions that individual provided you and your organization, and do you have a replacement in mind? "The key to sustained … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mandela

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We recognized Nelson Mandela for his leadership qualities in August, and with his passing, feel it's only right to once again highlight his accomplishments. He is considered to be one of the world's greatest leaders, and he certainly exemplifies courageous leadership. South African President … [Read more...]

Leader Nelson Mandela

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Today we want to highlight Nelson Mandela. He is considered to be one of the world's greatest leaders, and he certainly exemplifies courageous leadership. In a nutshell: -Mr. Mandela was the first black President of South Africa (1994 to 1999) elected in a multiracial election -He … [Read more...]

Passion and Persistence

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In our CourageAbility series, we talk about "5 P's". After watching the movie "Lincoln", I'm inspired to talk about two of the 5 P traits which are frequently used in conjunction with one another: Passion and Persistence. These two traits are a must for any leader. Your passion comes from deep in … [Read more...]

Leading and Winning With Purpose

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This past week-end, Wimbledon's Gentleman's Finals were held with the victor being Andy Murray. We wanted to highlight Mr. Murray as he is a great fit for our discussions around courageous leadership. Here's a summary of where we feel he applies courage:  -He's passionate about what he … [Read more...]

Independence and Leadership

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Today the United States celebrates Independence Day. It's a time for celebration and reflection, and it's also a good time to be inspired by leadership and courage. We've talked before about how being a leader is not easy. It requires courage and commitment, a desire for change, and the need to … [Read more...]

Destination Goals

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We've addressed the need for courageous leadership and having and living your dream. Next we'll discuss the need for having documented goals and why they help you reach your desired destination. Here are some interesting statistics about what having goals can do for you  . . . "A study was made … [Read more...]

Courage, Life, and Leadership

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Courage is a requirement for success and has been acknowledged as a need throughout history. Wikipedia says "Courage is the ability to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation; . . . Moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, or … [Read more...]