My purpose is to help people flourish by enhancing the health of organizations.  As a part of this purpose, I am committed to sharing best practices regarding purpose-driven leaders, teams & organizations. Today’s best practices come from an article entitled “The Dual-Purpose Playbook” by Battilana, Pache,...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is navigating ambiguity. Communications of intent (plans, aims, objectives) are often inexact and require significant processing and inquiry to establish adequate clarity. Our brains desire certainty and are wired to anticipate what will happen next. When what happens next...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is balancing stakeholders. Transformational change often requires a coalition of stakeholders that are united by a common good or shared purpose.  Forming and sustaining an effective coalition requires a courageous leader capable of earning the trust and respect...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is driving engagement. When we actively seek to build engagement, and we do so in a way that helps people connect to the shared purpose of the project, team and organization, we create a climate where people are...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is valuing differences. This discovery is a differentiator for high-performing teams. When we join a team, project, or relationship we bring our unique life experiences, culture, and thinking style into the room with us. Mature leaders recognize the...

Join me for a FREE webinar on this topic on Monday 6/15 at 12pm CST Register HERE. You’ve heard it said that sales is a numbers game. And in many respects, that’s true.  You can tie numbers to everything you do as a salesperson: the number of...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is defaulting to action.  Being action oriented should be considered “table stakes” for courageous leaders.  It’s the required habit of leaders who establish legitimacy for themselves by showing up every day to DO IT! ...

The following guest blog is is published with permission from Mike Tracy & Laura Nespoli from Meshin Movement.  Marketing has seen the rise of "purpose" for a number of years. And it's come to mean different things to different people. For some, saying you are a purpose-oriented...