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Ready to Risk: Choosing is Powerful

Most of us can name a past project that consumed our full attention and resources. What happened when that project ended? If your answer involves immediately jumping to the next, equally demanding endeavor, this post is for you. This past spring, any action unrelated to completing my doctorate fell by the wayside of my dissertation [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Leader Development, Purpose|

Chunks and Grit: Soul Rockin’ Formula for Success

Matthew Alan Sneed, used with permission January’s end approaches … you still have time to make progress on important objectives. Sadly, the first wave of individuals left their resolutions behind. We’ll hear all manner of rationalization from these folk, but let’s be clear: they gave up. And each person probably gave up [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Executing Successfully, Leadership, Overcoming Challenge|

Five Secrets for 2015 Success

(c) 2013 Kathryn Bingham Gate and Path photo All Rights Reserved Transitioning from year-end to new year tends to prompt thoughts about what we’d like to be different in life and work. Did you craft a list of objectives or resolutions? If so, you’ll need a strategy. Let these five secrets start you [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2015|Essentialism, Executing Successfully, Leadership|

Tis the Season. Focus, Choose and Delegate.

(c) 2014 Kathryn Bingham "To Do Example-Focus Choose Delegate" All Rights Reserved The idea of “doing it all” is both a myth and a trap. For an organization, such thinking fragments vision and squanders resources. For an individual, attempting an “everything” approach fractures purpose and depletes energy. Achieving your highest purpose requires embracing [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Essentialism, Leadership, Values|

Just Stop. The Incredible Gift You Give Yourself.

Photo: (c) 2013 Kathryn Bingham "Vista View" All Rights Reserved To truly lead, you need to stop. And yes, I hear the collective refrains of “are you kidding? We’re already a few days into December—I have deadlines to beat!” Was that you? Then, please, take a moment. Look at the image of the [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 December 7th, 2014|Integrated Leadership, Purpose|

Values as Life Essentials (Literally)

If you almost lost hope this third (and final) installment of the “Just Who are You in the Midst of Now” series would appear on the LEADr Board, you’re not alone. And yet, the cause of the delay mirrors the message I’ll be sharing on the importance of values. Four months ago, I was diagnosed [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 November 8th, 2014|Essentialism, Leadership, Values|

If Your Strengths Could Talk (Part 2 of Just Who are You in the Midst of Now?)

(c) 2014 Kathryn Bingham All Rights Reserved Part 1 of Just WHO are YOU in the Midst of Now introduced the concept of knowing your purpose. A core purpose or mission offers a filter for deciding life and work priorities. In today’s post, we’ll begin analyzing the data you collected data on your [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 July 6th, 2014|Leader Development, Leadership, Purpose|

Just WHO are YOU in the midst of now? (Part One)

(c) 2014 Kathryn Bingham, Montreal photo with Sketchguru filter Mission and Purpose Recently, I’ve been pondering the synchronicity of a set of questions related to “purpose.” First, while planning my dissertation proposal, my committee chair and I discussed, the “what do I want to do with this” that helps shape my study. This [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Integrated Leadership, Leadership, Purpose|

When Intention and Reality Collide

Life isn’t—and perhaps shouldn’t be—about absolute perfection. Setting and striving for ambitious goals offers a certain joy in the journey and anticipated achievement. And yet, sometimes, we face roadblocks, interference and struggle. We’re not operating in “flow.” Our plans go awry. “The best laid plans of mice and men” should read, “the best laid plans [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Leadership, Overcoming Challenge|

Leadership Foundations: Three critical practices

Whether a person’s leadership is being developed or expressed in an organization, at home, in her or his community, or—as some colleagues and I are experiencing—in a doctoral program, embracing a holistic practice of “being” yields significant benefits. Attending to our health undergirds our interactions with others. Weaving in dimensions of body, mind and spirit [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 December 8th, 2013|Integrated Leadership, Personal Change|

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