In a few weeks, I will be introducing Bianca Jagger at a breakfast in Denver hosted by America's Latino ECO Festival. According to MassMedia, Bianca Jagger is the highest-paid activist in the world. Over the past year, she pulled in $58 million between September 2014 and September 2015.
Black women's leadership is necessary. Necessary for Black people, necessary for Black men, necessary for America
Over a long and lazy lunch and a glass of Italian wine we started talking about how sad it is that so many people do not thrive at work. Why is it that people do not feel that they matter? How come they do not see the important part they play in the bigger picture?
One doesn't normally think of the Pope's role as one of change agent, but Pope Francis is no "ordinary" pope. He's rejecting the status quo and referencing change agents as role models.
Whether you are a seasoned businessperson or an individual who is simply seeking more purpose and meaning in your life, Heed Your Call will resonate with you. It is meant for everyone--to live out the truest version of ourselves so that we can all live a happy, abundant life, and in turn, make the world a better place.
No one is immune from feelings of shame. No matter who you are, how successful by social standards or what kind of position of authority you hold, shame is part of being human.
When you think about having energized, motivated teams, if you're like most leaders, you will focus on your people, or maybe their surroundings.
In his new book, "The Open Organization", Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst makes the case for catalytic leadership. Managers direct. Leaders inspire and ena...
As those of us in the Northern hemisphere settle into the autumn, I'm mindful of persistent advice from business gurus telling me that I should be practicing mindfulness, but I'm even more mindful that mindfulness has become one of the most overused, watered-down tropes of the year.
As a leader, one of the truths in a team based setting you often experience is "You are as good as your team." A team that performs makes the leader look good, and the teams that don't...well.. no one looks good.
If you tend to compare yourself unfavorably to others' success, you are likely comparing an end result or snapshot in time like a title, a promotion or a media appearance, to your process. No one's process is a straight line or beautiful.
To varying extents, each of us regulate emotions - in, out, up or down - likely hundreds of times a day, consciously and unconsciously.
I attended the pilot retreat, along with eight other women in Boonville, Calif. One could describe the retreat with words like connection, reflection, sun-brushed hillsides and fireside conversations... But I would just use the word magic.
Product managers need a visual roadmap. Why? If you do not know where you are going, you cannot expect to get there -- or build a great product while you are at it.
There is no doubt that pop culture has shaped America's image of a great boss. When the majority of people picture a great leader, they think of someone outspoken, personable and attractive, quick with input and an opinion, inclusive of others yet demanding attention from them at the same time.
You should never change your focus on treating your staff as valued partners. Doing that one thing builds and sustains trust and engagement to achieve your vision.