Leading with High Impact

When I met people in leadership positions in a Norwegian community, they all wanted to use more time leading and less time managing. They instantly saw the difference between leadership and management, which not all people do according to John Kotter, professor of leadership at Harvard University. His definition of … Read More

How Much Structure Do You Need to Feel Free?

In 2009 I was at a Summer Leadership Intensive from the Genuine Contact Program. The facilitator, Birgitt Williams, invited the group to reflect on this question:  “How much structure do you (personally) need in order to feel free?” I have carried this question with me ever since.  It informs my … Read More

Imagine if we could put all of our minds together – no challenge would be too great

How often have you sat in a meeting, or with a group of people and had that thought?  If we could all just come together, bring in all of the intelligence, the heart, the experience of everyone involved, surely we could find a solution. I know I have felt that … Read More

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