Monthly Archives: July 2017

Inspire Others? Yes You Can

What does a leader do to inspire others? And how can you, as a leader, awaken this positive and powerful source of human potential? Inspiration is derived from two Latin words, in and spirare, translated as “to breathe in”. It is, perhaps, … Continue reading

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The Profile of an Inspirational Leader

Written 8 years ago with my wife Kris MacKain, Ph.D. So what does an inspirational leader look like? As a leader, you have a vision of where you want your organization to go. You know you need to inspire individuals … Continue reading

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Leading a “Barn Raising” – What’s Your Story?

What’s your story that grabs people emotionally and best describes your unique contribution to your organization or community? I know of a Technology Executive who describes himself as a “breaker of glass”.What’s unique about this metaphor is that his organization needed someone … Continue reading

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Living with a Narcissist

Whether we admit it or not we all feel the hurtful impact of “me-first” people somewhere in our lives. Maybe one of your parents or your partner or your boss was/is a narcissist. You never felt heard by him/her,  consistently had your own … Continue reading

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