Leader Profiles

It’s About Who You Are, Not Where You’re Located (More Tips On Leading Positive from Erica Ariel Fox)

Erica Ariel Fox learned the hard way that her life’s work (using ancient wisdom traditions to help business executives be better leaders) and her platform (as Director of Harvard’s Negotiation Insight Initiative (HNII) were two separate things. When HNII came to an end, she had to rebuild her sense of self and mission. And so...

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Investing In Your Leadership Capability (And Other Ways to Lead Positive)

Harvard Law professor, Mobius Executive Leadership Co-Founder, and best-selling author Erica Ariel Fox stands at the intersection of mindfulness, wisdom traditions, and philosophy and contemporary leadership. Today I published Part 1 of my Lead Positive Profile with Erica Ariel Fox on my Psychology Today blog. In the profile, she explains that she sees her role as translator, offering...

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Serving Yourself to Serve Others:A Heroic Leadership Journey

Today I published my Lead Positive Profile with Bonnie Marcus, women’s success coach and author of The Politics of Promotion on my Psychology Today blog. In the profile, we tracked the evolution of Bonnie’s heroic journey from kindergarten teacher, to corporate executive, to entrepreneur and successful business coach. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes from her interview....

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Building Build-A-Bear:A Heroic Leadership Journey

Today I published my Lead Positive Profile with Maxine Clark, retail innovator and founder of Build-A-Bear  on my Psychology Today blog. In the profile, Maxine details her Heroic Leadership Journey*—from answering The Call to step down as President of Payless ShoeSource to facing the Supreme Ordeal that was the Great Recession. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes...

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Whose Story Are You Telling? Lead Positive Tips from Robbie Vorhaus

November 13, 2014 - Leader Profiles

I interviewed Robbie Vorhaus, renowned crisis expert and communications strategist and author of One Less. One More. Follow Your Heart. Be Happy. Change Slowly, to find out. According to Robbie, your story is not what happens to you, it’s what you do with what happens to you. Defining your own circumstances and following your heart...

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Knowing Your Pitfalls (More Tips From Sally Hogshead)

October 9, 2014 - Leader Profiles

According to bestselling author and branding expert Sally Hogshead, knowing your pitfalls is freeing. Once you know where you fall short, then it ceases to be a surprise. Rather, it’s a relief because you’ve freed up that mental space to focus on where you can really contribute. Today I published Part 2 of my Lead...

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What is the Best Way that I Can Add Value? Tips from Sally Hogshead

October 2, 2014 - Leader Profiles

I interviewed Sally Hogshead, branding expert, best-selling author of FASCINATE:Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation, and natural Asset-Based Thinker to find out. Sally leads by focusing on her assets—she believes the greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself. In fact, she created the Fascination Advantage Assessment, to help others in discovering...

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