Living Leadership: Daily Opportunities to Learn

Living Leadership: Daily Opportunities to Learn

Early in my political career, while advising candidates on how to win campaigns so they could “earn” the ability to lead, or govern, I realized that I, and the political culture I served, had the formula backward. A failure to authentically lead during one’s campaign...
Believe in Your Power

Believe in Your Power

When I speak to international groups it is always stimulating to talk with people who are literally bringing a world of experience to the exchange of ideas. During a recent session with budding political leaders from Spain and Latin America, we kept returning to the...
What Is Having It All?

What Is Having It All?

Huffington Post As former State Department Official Anne-Marie Slaughter’s new book Unfinished Business is released so too are her e-mail exchanges with her boss, former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. In addition to revealing the relentless pressure...
What Happens When No One Wants to Lead

What Happens When No One Wants to Lead

When working with clients, I often remark that what is happening in the world is reflective of what is taking place in our organizations and within ourselves.  If the news from the past few weeks coming out of our nation’s Capital is any indication, we have reached...