What I see time and time again is that no matter how women leaders demonstrate their value, whether it be in the workplace, with our families or in our communities, we tend to diminish and undervalue our contributions.
Carrie Hessler-Radelet was recently confirmed as director of the Peace Corps, after serving as the agency's acting director and deputy director. She w...
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For the organization at large, it is the chief executive who owns the culture. The larger the organization, the more cultures multiply. From department to department, cultures can be quite different, depending on the department leader. In any case, the leader of the organization ultimately owns the organizational culture.
Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.
If we had more leaders embodying this leadership mindset, we'd be well on our way to creating a better future.
We know it is hard to change behavior. But trust us, you can do it. We can not remember the last time we had a fight or argument with someone. But we constantly learn new things and we end up knowing the nicest people all over the place, also if we start out on a rough path!
Positive and optimistic people lead themselves by constantly finding encouragement within their soul. The more you give out positively, the more you get back. Here are my seven essential mantras that I find helpful to keep myself on a positive track.
If you find yourself seeking power so you can have more influence or a better advantage, or feel more in control, consider this: Power doesn't come from doing more, better or faster. Power comes from a state of presence. And mindfulness brings you there.
This may sound counter-intuitive, but to be considered an engaging speaker, you have to stop talking occasionally. Today's audiences want a piece of the action.
The fact is that the ability to innovate has never been easier and has never happened faster.
Is this an era of disruption? There can be little doubt that the constant barrage of infotainment influences how we perceive personal and societal circumstances. Do we have time to reflect on what we are learning from our families, our colleagues, our students and our research?
The lesson that Carter and his staff apparently never learned was the importance of a President knowing and hearing directly from his most knowledgeable appointees and making sure they know and understand from him how and why he is reaching his decisions.
Well, what if world political "leaders" continue to engage in the politics of fear, who demonize the "other," who call for and enact war on their so-called "enemies"? And what if nobody came?
It is only a start in how the electorate of this nation can start to change the dynamics of our political system. It also places the power to close the gender gap in politics in the hands of the people.
As the outsider, you've got to figure out who's who on the team. You have a lot of new relationships to build.