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  • The emotional intelligence (aka emotional quotient) of senior leaders is a success determinant. Research has shown that there is a relationship between a leader’s success and his/her EI. “Of all the people we’ve studied at […]

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  • Happy New Year! When you read this, it will likely be early January. I hope, for the sake of your Executive Vitality, you had some rest and relaxation time over the holidays. Most senior executives […]

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  • The bottom-line benefits of collaboration — benefits to the firm and benefits to the individual — are shown in research, such as that reported in When Senior Managers Won’t Collaborate from Harvard Business Review. One […]

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  • Equifax. Target. Wells Fargo. Sonic. Enron. Tyco. Waste Management. Yahoo. U.S. Military. Madoff. Fox News. Harvey Weinstein. Are you tired yet? I am. The list above includes companies/organizations that have committed a range of very […]

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  • Halloween will have just passed when you read this. However, as I write this, Halloween is still on the horizon. And that makes me think about “energy vampires,” goblins and ghouls. People are not the […]

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  • Harvey. Irma. Maria. Mexico. Puerto Rico. Barbuda. St. Maarten. St. Croix, the Keys…. By the time you read this, what else? It is all heartbreaking. At the same time, we are hearing heart-warming stories of […]

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  • In our executive coaching practice, we have gotten to know some leaders who are very well-intentioned, want the best for their company and their employees, and are wise in the ways of leadership. We know […]

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  • Recently we wrote about the interrelationship among humility, curiosity, and leadership (The Curious Leader). Today I want to focus solely on the important role of humility in effective leadership. In our executive coaching practice, we […]

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  • The desire and drive to be overly resilient can be a plague undermining the executive vitality of many organizational leaders. The Harvard Business Review recently published a fascinating article entitled, The Dark Side of Resilience. […]

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  • In my executive coaching experience, I am encouraged when I meet a senior leader who demonstrates curiosity. I can recognize it—as can the leader’s stakeholders. Feedback tends to indicate that a leader’s curiosity is one […]

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  • From a leadership perspective, vacations are fascinating. If you search on “vacation” in the venerable Harvard Business Review, you come up with about 2,900 results! If you narrow “vacation” articles with filters, you get: Vacations, […]

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  • As an executive coach who works with high-powered, hard-working, goal-oriented senior leaders, I very often suggest that they reserve white space on their calendars. One reason is to improve results; the other is to preserve/improve […]

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  • For years, executive leaders have been told that meditation and mindfulness are the keys—not to just our health—but also to focused and creative leadership. We have heard this message from McKinsey, NYU’s Stern School of […]

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  • Benefits of Volunteering – With increased volunteering: Volunteer. I know – you are thinking that you and your senior leader peers are almost incomprehensibly busy. However, we also all know down deep that some activities […]

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  • Leadership Effectiveness: Dissent is an Obligation

    It took 583 deaths in the 1977 Tenerife air disaster where KLM and Pan Am 747s collided to change the airline culture of “don’t question the pilot” (Deadliest plane crash in history.) An element of […]

  • Executive Vitality™: Responding Not Reacting

    We have all had experiences where our leader, boss, or senior management team has done something or said something that triggers anger in us and causes us to want to “act out” – maybe even […]

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  • Leadership Effectiveness: Behavior Matters

    Leadership is the relationship between leaders and their followers, and trust is foundational for establishing “productive relationships.” It’s why we shake hands upon meeting (no weapons) and why we give “the benefit of the doubt” […]

  • Executive Vitality™: Letting Go of All or Nothing

    A condition of executive life, and probably life in general in the 21st century, is acute and chronic lack of time. Executives tend to be type A, perfectionistic, and can tend toward an all-or-nothing approach […]

  • Leadership Effectiveness: Admit Mistakes

    Let’s face it – we all make mistakes and admitting them is a surefire way to move ahead.  Take for example the mistakes I have made doing something as simple as sending an email: This […]

  • Executive Vitality™: Turn the Page

    Here is our recommendation for this month. For you to achieve your executive vitality, you need to know when to move on … and know when to laugh. Now is the time to take a […]

  • Leadership Effectiveness: Lessons Learned from the Election

    We can learn a lot from the U.S. presidential campaign that concluded recently. Here are a few of the leadership issues and ideas we see emanating from the campaign that we feel are worth reflecting […]

  • Executive-Vitality™: Heal the Divide and Heal Yourself

    It has been said many times recently that we are a country divided right now. As November ends and we move into December, about half of us are perhaps content and the other half of […]

  • Leadership Effectiveness: Values and Financial Value

    It is great that many companies have values posted on their websites or on their walls, but are leaders talking about them? We all know what just happened at Wells Fargo. If everyone was talking […]

  • Executive Vitality™: Understand How to Avoid Burnout

    “Burnout is about resentment,” says the CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, formerly of Google. “[Burnout] is about knowing what matters to you so much that if you don’t get it, you’re resentful.” EXCN asks you […]

  • Leadership Effectiveness: A Future Leader in Your Company

    First – what is a leader in your company? Are leaders only in the C-suite? Is the middle manager who saved $1,000,000 by creating an innovative idea and getting others to buy into it considered […]

  • Executive Vitality™: What Gets Measured Gets Done

    I believe in wearable technology for vitality’s sake. I have always believed in the idea that what gets measured gets done. For example, when I count (i.e., measure) calories or sodium, I tend to take […]

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