Tales from the Trail:  Holding Steady at Your Leadership Apex

Tales from the Trail: Holding Steady at Your Leadership Apex

  Question: How do I stay on top of my game? You can never take your leadership for granted. You have directed all your efforts, made the sacrifices, accomplished all the requirements and nurtured the connections on your way to becoming a great leader. Now you...
Leadership Lessons from our Tour Guide

Leadership Lessons from our Tour Guide

On a warm evening recently, seventeen Canadians and two Singaporean folks gathered in the lobby of the Intersur Recoleta Hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. Following their farewell dinner, they’d gathered to say their goodbyes and recognize Jorge, or George as he...
Tales from the Trail: Building Effective Teams

Tales from the Trail: Building Effective Teams

Question: How do I know if my team is effective? Part 3 A real-life example unfolded recently with the New England Patriots and their uncommon number of Superbowl wins. As they sought their sixth consecutive title, they are a clear example of an organization that has...
A Haircut, Turtles and Billboards – Lessons in Moral Leadership

A Haircut, Turtles and Billboards – Lessons in Moral Leadership

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” (anonymous)              As I reflect upon the past week, I’m struck by the validity of the age-old adage: ‘We learn as we go.’ It seems no matter where we...
Tales from the Trail: A Conversation on Governance

Tales from the Trail: A Conversation on Governance

PART 3: Question: How can the principles of sound governance be applied equally to large corporations or small non-profit organizations, to also help them achieve success?   It’s fascinating to me to reflect on the governance models that are in place in an...