WORDS MATTER! This is a phrase that I have used increasingly over the past three decades that I have been involved in leadership coaching, strategic consulting or as an operating executive running businesses. This has been especially true the past few years! We all know too well about the excessive hyperbole, disingenuous social media banter and too frequent occasions of “fake news” that permeates many segments in this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.
Posts Tagged ‘Clarity’
Whew! 2017 has certainly taken the VUCA WORLD to some new levels over the past few months. The stock markets have reached all time highs and yet the VUCA index may also be at an all time high as well. It is easy to point to many examples of the growing volatility (e.g. North Korea), uncertainty […]
It feels like we keep re-learning the same lessons every day! That was the cry from one of my clients a few weeks and it made me think about one of the funnier movies of all time. Ground Hog’s Day (1993) is a classic comedy with Bill Murray starring as the curmudgeon news weatherman, appropriately named […]
A few weeks ago, I had a very special opportunity that refilled my enthusiasm tank for promoting real, authentic leadership. Have you ever had the privilege of working with someone who fully exemplified the kind of role model leader that the heavy weights in leadership literature write about? Hopefully many of you can answer affirmatively to […]
One year ends … the next begins. This is the time when many of us are making resolutions for change … some involving small lifestyle adjustments and some dreaming of dramatic transformation. My favorite collection of New Year resolutions comes from American folk music legend Woody Guthrie back in 1940’s. Woodie’s list covers a wide […]