By Mark Hannum on February 14, 2018
The essence of purposeful leadership is finding the “why” within yourself, and then enlarging your podium to include other leaders who have similar “whys”—or who are inspired enough to adapt your same “why.” The purposeful leader uses this collective energy to organize and energize efforts to achieve the “why.”
By Richard Leider on February 12, 2018
So, how does one go from being a smart leader to becoming a wise leader? Start by seeing the world differently—from the inside out. A wise leader is constantly becoming more self‐aware. Without self‐awareness, it’s very hard to move out of smartness.
By Matt Norquist on February 8, 2018
Searches for the terms “purpose” and “purposeful” have been on the rise. It seems like media, investors, businesspeople and society at large have been enamored with doing good—and with the term “purpose”—lately. The reality is that purpose can mean very different things depending on who you are talking to.
By Susan MacKenty Brady on February 5, 2018
The reality is that bias—and the other hurdles in the workforce may be impacting us. The good news is that we can control these and they can actually help us advance. The behavior change starts with us.
By Sarah Breigle on January 29, 2018
The end of the year is a time for reflection—and for our editorial staff to take a look back to see what resonated with our readers in 2017. As it turns out, topics like purpose, coaching, and resilience were top-of-mind for you—so, without further ado, here are the top five stories of 2017!
By Sarah Breigle on January 12, 2018
As we enter 2018, we wanted to share some of the books that we read last year that have impacted us in meaningful ways and challenged us to think about the world of leadership differently. This year’s book list covers a variety of topics—from managing change and driving results to self-awareness, belonging, and emotional well-being, to name a few.
By Matt Norquist on December 19, 2017
We’re excited to share that our Purposeful Leadership research is featured in the latest issue of AMA Quarterly. Read an excerpt from: “The 5 Key Commitments of Leadership” (pp 10–13).
By Kerry Seitz on December 1, 2017
800 leaders from around the world convened for our Women in Leadership Institute™ in Dallas, TX for a journey of growth and discovery. There were countless moments that left us inspired, but we’ve boiled it down to 10 that serve as reminders of where we’ve been on this journey and the possibilities that lie ahead.
By Susie Kelleher on November 14, 2017
Leaders often feel they need to have all of the answers; that’s why we were promoted, right? Wrong. Leaders need to have great questions and live in a place of curiosity without judgement.
By Jill Ihsanullah on November 9, 2017
Companies that demonstrate the best results in advancing women leaders: 1) take active steps to improve the environment for all members of underrepresented groups and 2) provide women with specific opportunities, skills and tools to help them overcome unique obstacles.