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Through Dr. Kathy Cramer’s books, videos, interviews and more, The Cramer Institute continues to shares her understanding, advocacy and passion for positive leadership.

Are you hearing the Call?

May 13, 2015 - The Heroic Journey

Here’s how to recognize it: Everything may seem okay on the surface but there is a strong desire in you to move beyond the status quo. You just know there are better ways to solve the problems and counter the challenges facing your business.


Living Up to Your Heroic Leadership Potential

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know all about the Heroic Journey of the leader. It begins when the Hero/Leader answers the Call to lead their team or organization on the path to positive transformational change and ends when they survive a Supreme Ordeal that teaches everyone involved how to operate on a new...


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...


Happy Holidays!

December 25, 2014 - Read Blog Posts

Wishing you all a Happy and Memorable Holiday Season 2014!   From Kathy, John, and the pups Gracie (left) and Sophie (right).   Photo Source: Melissa Brawner