Communicate Core Values., Know Who You Are., Lead Authentically

Leadership Micro-expressions

Your body uses micro-expressions to reconcile inconsistency between your words and your thoughts.  Most micro-expressions occur in the eye region.  Detection is usually subconscious.  This is why professional poker players wear sunglasses or a hat to shade their eyes. Said differently, people can sense when their leader is inauthentic.  Even if they can't articulate what… Continue reading Leadership Micro-expressions

Communicate Core Values., Know Who You Are., Lead Authentically

Does Your Leadership Matter?

For those in leadership, have you ever wondered to yourself, “Does it really matter?”  I am sure you work really hard at your job.  We all work really hard at our jobs.  Most of us, with any fortune will move on to other roles; or we will promote people from our team to larger responsibilities on other… Continue reading Does Your Leadership Matter?

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It’s Your “Why”!

In 2010 a friend shared a video that changed my view of the role of leaders.  In his landmark Ted Talk, Simon Sinek explained that great leaders inspire action by communicating their "why"(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp0HIF3SfI4).   Like you, I have been frustrated by command and control managers who suck the joy out of work.  I have also felt the empowerment of… Continue reading It’s Your “Why”!