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Community is the new infrastructure where character-based leaders thrive. Communities are loose groups of people who share a common interest. Community is rapidly replacing heirarchy as the default organization structure.


Are You Leading with Value in Mind?

Point Projection

Great leaders feel most energized when they can add massive value to the community they are working with or the world at large. And isn’t it wonderful when you have been instrumental in inspiring others to do the same? It takes real character to ask yourself, every day: How am I adding value today? It » Read More


The Ability To Inspire People Towards a Common Goal


A successful and productive team works together to achieve the same goal; this is also often the reason as to why the team is successful – because each individual is working towards achieving the same target. However, as a leader how do you ensure that each and every member of your team will work towards » Read More


#TChat Preview: Inspire Or Retire Leadership Theorem


Leadership is everyone’s business. Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman explore this fact with guest Thomas S. Narofsky as he discusses the inspire or retire leadership theorem. The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. #TChat Radio starts at 6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT) and the convo continues on #TChat Twitter chat from 7-8 pm » Read More


Question of the Day

question of the day

What question might you ask to move toward group alignment and shared vision? The question of the day is designed to be an icebreaker that also gets everyone thinking. Over time these icebreakers are an aid in community building among the group, leading to alignment and developing a shared vision of what they can become as » Read More


Thank You For Your Service!

NATO Air Command Team

This is one of most honored posts I’ve ever ever hosted.  Lt. Col. Matthew Fritz is Director, Commander’s ActionGroup of NATO’s Air Training Command in Afghanistan.  Training a newly formed Afghan Air Force is the epitome in complex continual change management.  Matt has become a very dear friend, thanks to Angela Maiers, and fellow blogger at Switch & Shift.  I » Read More


The Art of Science

Nick Mayer blue lobster

I met Nick Mayer when ordering a gorgeous Blue Lobster print of his.  I have this thing about Blue Lobsters, seeing them in Maine and as a metaphor for innovation in that this rare phenotype results from serendipity and random collisions of genes. Nick’s art is an amazing and beautiful integration of art and biology in watercolor.  Here is Nick’s powerful story of how Science » Read More


Why the Mundane Matters


Or, “What was your name again?” A few years ago I realized how odd it is, at my doctors’ offices, to share highly intimate, personal medical information with people whose names I don’t even know.  I now notice that some medical staff make a point to introduce themselves to me.  If they don’t, I introduce myself » Read More


Result of a #RCUS? Libyian & California Kids Sharing Art


Have you just started grinning when reading something? This post by Tomas Quinonez-Riegos will do just that! While being the international program director for iTeach, using video to teach English to kids all over the world (e.g., Cambodia, Panama, etc.) and spending his first semester junior year in Japan, Tomas has started yet another new venture, which he shares with » Read More


Are You Ready to Dare Greatly and be a Wholehearted Leader?


I’m really taken with Dr. Brene’ Brown lately.  Brene’ is a researcher, social scientist, popular TED speaker, and author, her most recent book being, “Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.” There are a lot of places we could go in discussing Dr. Brown, her » Read More


Leading a significant life


Deep within each one of us there is an inner desire to live a life of significance and contribution. Each one of us, is longing for a better future. We want to make a difference. We want to leave the world a better place. We can start the journey by asking ourselves- Do we live » Read More

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