Monthly Archives: August 2009

Don’t Drop Your Monkey Cup!

Values. According to commonly practiced “rules” of both personal development and strategic planning, individuals, teams and organizations must identify their Core Values and live by them to be authentic and successful in pursuit of a vision. I agree wholeheartedly. Understanding … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Leadership and Leadership Culture Part 4

Ted Kennedy, Low-Potential Leader I did not intend for there to be a “Part 4” of my series on The Intersection of Leadership and Leadership Culture. But I was struck by the death of Senator Ted Kennedy this morning after … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Leadership and The Leadership Culture Part 3

This is part three of our series about the intersection of how leaders develop a culture of leadership around them. Today, we draw directly from a conference article by Pastor Dave Ferguson of Community Christian Church in Suburban Chicago titled … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Leadership and The Leadership Culture Part 2

We are picking up today where we left off yesterday, with the idea of a general shift in thinking about leadership development. I draw from several resources. The following excerpt from Scientific American, July 31, 2007, adequately describes The New … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Leadership and The Leadership Culture Part 1

I worked with a group of bright, young leaders representing high schools from three different communities this morning and was shocked at their perceptions of leadership. Most see leadership as something involving the need to tell people what they need … Continue reading

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Leadership and the Myth of Balance

It is pretty hard to be a leader and live at The Intersection of Purpose and Now when you are constantly pressed for time. This nearly 7-minute Harvard Business School interview with Stewart Friedman, Professor, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School … Continue reading

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Lessons From Aunt Beck – Lesson #4: Oh, To Be 60 Again

by Becky Morriscontinued from August 5, 2009 By the 7th hole, Aunt Beck was kicking our collective butts. The other two women and me were just watching wide-eyed and open-mouthed at her steady approach to the tee box and the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Aunt Beck – Lesson #3: Living with No Regrets

by Becky Morriscontinued from August 3, 2009 When we got to hole #4, the conversation between Aunt Beck and I was really flowing. We had established a bond. I was asking a lot of questions and Aunt Beck was getting … Continue reading

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I Want to Leave a Legacy

There are more Lessons from Aunt Beck coming this week, but today we want to remind our readers of the express purpose for this blog. We are always looking to learn from your stories about living at The Intersection of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Aunt Beck – Lesson #2: Keeping Score

by Becky Morris I am a stickler for accuracy. When golfing, it is very important for me to keep track of my shots and report the number accurately. It is also very important to me for those with whom I … Continue reading

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