Leadership Articles & Resources

The Generous Leader

Overthinking — Stop Worrying and Move Forward

Overthinking — Stop Worrying and Move Forward

While underthinking is costly, such as not realizing the consequences of our decisions, the impact of overthinking can also lead to anxiety and trouble. The trouble we get into is repeating the same thoughts over and over — what about this, there must be more information, etc. Revising that email for the eighth time, putting off a decision, or delaying a project waiting for the perfect solution.

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The Eloquent Leader

The Eloquent Leader

Eloquence is expressing yourself clearly and with influence. Using your words well. Avoiding filler language, ums and uhs, as well as passive terms such as probably, might, and kind of.

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Patience

Patience

My favorite patience definition is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. Delay, trouble, and suffering are our constant partners in our professional and personal lives – how we respond to these difficulties is what defines us.

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Civility — A Matter of Respect

Civility — A Matter of Respect

“Civility is not about dousing strongly held views. It is about making sure that people are willing to respect other perspectives.” Jim Leach , American Academic and Former Congressman Civility is more than manners — being polite, please and thank you, and holding the...

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Sharing the Stage

Sharing the Stage

“A candle loses nothing when it lights another candle.” — Thomas Jefferson At the end of a movie, the end credits appear featuring all the individuals who were involved in creating the film. From the lead actors to key grips, the stage is shared for all who made the...

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