24 12, 2022

Are you a Functional Zombie?

By |2022-12-28T14:03:17-08:00December 24, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on Are you a Functional Zombie?

Many of us are running our lives as what I call “functional zombies”. We follow the expected daily routines and obligations perfectly well, we even meet all the eternal measures of success, but when we dig in, we find ourselves numb and dead inside. We find signs of chronic stress, broken relationships, health issues, lack of meaning and purpose, and [...]

23 11, 2022

Leading by Agreement

By |2022-11-25T17:26:37-08:00November 23, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on Leading by Agreement

In our everyday interactions with people, we often carry a lot of expectations from each other. These expectations are often one sided, unspoken and not understood by the other. And as a result, it often leads to disappointments, betrayals, and resentments. This mode of operation often is a result of an outdated command and control style of leadership. This is [...]

7 10, 2022

Conscious Choice

By |2022-10-07T09:55:52-07:00October 7, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on Conscious Choice

We make choices every minute of our lives, most of which are done unconsciously, and we don’t even notice a choice has been made. For some of the mundane and non-essential tasks and activities, it is perfectly fine to outsource our choice making to our subconscious mind. But when it comes to choices that can change the trajectory of our [...]

24 08, 2022

“I disagree” – Toxin for creative collaboration

By |2022-10-15T15:45:03-07:00August 24, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on “I disagree” – Toxin for creative collaboration

Have you ever experienced presenting an idea to a group of people in a meeting and one of the participants jumps in with “I disagree”? Or let’s turn the table around, you are sitting in a meeting, and someone is presenting an idea, and you get a sudden urge to say, “I disagree”. Have you ever considered the potential impact [...]

18 04, 2021

Organizational Health

By |2022-09-09T04:54:28-07:00April 18, 2021|Leadership|224 Comments

Health and healing are both derived from the Anglo-Saxon root word hal, meaning “whole” and “holy”. Being healthy is being in a state of wholeness, free from restrictions and limitations. This definition can not only be applied to people but also to organizations that can be considered living organisms. Most of us have experienced what it is like to work [...]

2 03, 2021

Moving up the Conscious Leadership Ladder

By |2022-09-09T04:54:47-07:00March 2, 2021|Leadership|214 Comments

  Imagine a ladder; call it a conscious leadership ladder. At the bottom of the ladder, one operates from the position of ego; it is all about me, the world revolves around me. It is an egocentric mindset. As long as I win, all is OK. At the top of the ladder, it is all about serving, about elevated awareness [...]

6 11, 2019

Conscious Leadership: What and Why?

By |2022-09-09T04:55:06-07:00November 6, 2019|Leadership|873 Comments

Why Now We have all seen and experienced effective leaders making a huge impact in the world we live in, and to some extent shifting the trajectory of our future. The key question is to what end? Hitler and Gandhi were both effective leaders, and in their own ways, made a major impact in the world. In this [...]

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