Self-Awareness

What’s That Knocking at the Door?

When I started writing this blog in 2014, my initial intent was to write about my journey as I started my own business as an Executive Coach. I had decided on the school I would attend for training, and had already completed some certifications in processes that would be useful.…

Leadership is a Continuous Journey

Leadership is a continuous journey — we should never stop learning. One of the most effective ways of learning and growing, according to Kouzes and Posner (Learning Leadership, Willey, 2016), is to look for “stretch” assignments; areas for personal development. They suggest that you list several areas in which you…

Is Influence The Soul of Leadership?

As long as there have been leaders, there have been those who tried to determine how and why they were successful. Although I don’t believe leadership itself has changed, our understanding and learning of it has. I believe it is important to understand why very different leadership styles are effective,…