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Unleash Your Voice | September 13th, 2016

Self-expression is a key to happiness, fulfillment, success, and in delivering on your personal purpose (he said, starting the article with a truistic postulate…). Saying what you want to say to the people you want to say it to; delivering what needs to be said even though it may be uncomfortable. Saying something new, maybe […]

STAND: An essay on Character | September 13th, 2016

STAND: An essay on Character This is the first in a series of single topic essays about leadership by Louise Korver. Louise is an executive leadership coach. Are You Ready to Take A Stand? Today’s WSJ Business & Finance Section contained eight articles about the policy-level, global implications of deceit and reputational risk at some […]

7 Music & Leadership Quotes to Inspire You | September 13th, 2016

By BibiPelic Founder at Music & Leadership, creating innovative, inspirational corporate training experiences. A Music Conductor’s public presence through centuries have brought them face to face with challenging situations that called for constant search for new concepts of leadership. Here are some of the best quotes by the greatest music conductors of the past and […]

Bach Sculpting | July 27th, 2016

A Musing on Purpose Where is the gateway to the path that flows to our purpose, where we do only what supports that purpose, and the satisfying great work is done through the natural flow of our being? In B. Kliban’s cartoon, “Bach Sculpting”, we see Johan Sebastian Bach awkwardly crafting his lumpy-dumpy statuette while […]

Dreams and Flying Machines | July 27th, 2016

by Judi Neal I was teaching a class on organizational development to engineers at Sikorsky Aircraft and I asked the class members to name some of the things that they really liked and respected about the organization. Can you believe that they couldn’t think of anything? They found lots of things to bitch and moan […]

Finding Parallels Between Business Leadership, Music | July 27th, 2016

Reprinted from SMART BUSINESS/COLUMBUS The power of repetition, simplicity and enthusiasm has helped that song withstand the test of time, but those are also characteristics of effective leadership communication. I’ve always loved this quote by Warren Bennis: “The role of an effective leader is to take the complex and make it simple.” Thus began […]

Give ’em the Chaos | June 20th, 2016

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” — Publilius Syrus In a recent webinar, Face The Music alliance partner, Bonnie Hagamann from Executive Development Associates, was speaking about the current business environment and how executive and leadership training needs to prepare leaders to lead in that environment. In this VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, […]

Waiting for the Fog to Lift | June 20th, 2016

TRENDS IN EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT Q: Why is leadership development important? Waiting for the Fog to Lift There is a leadership crisis in the world today. In a World Economic Forum report, Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015, 86% of respondents agreed there is a crisis. Building reliable leadership in a complex world is the point […]

5 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Musicians | June 20th, 2016

By Simon Tam Marketing Rockstar | Author | Musician | Entrepreneur | Keynote Speaker | Activist When I was 13 years old, I was handed a book: Developing the Leader Within Youby John C. Maxwell. It changed my life trajectory. From that moment on, I dedicated myself to reading at least two books or academic […]

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