What Are You Thinking?

Bill Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman of Marriott International, has long established that, in his opinion, the four most important words a leader can utter are: What do you think? Like a brush stroke from one of history’s masters, his statement adds incredible depth and perspective to the importance of including the thoughts and opinions of … Continue reading What Are You Thinking?

Facing Fear First Step To Easing Anxiety Over Uncertain Future

Fear is an emotion triggered by the real or perceived threat of danger. Subject to more judgement than other universal emotions such as happiness, anger, disgust, and surprise, it is perhaps the most relatable. Fear exists to ensure we avoid harm, which makes it incredibly helpful when we need it most. This penchant to protect … Continue reading Facing Fear First Step To Easing Anxiety Over Uncertain Future

Three Words Reveal An Undeniable Truth: Leadership Is Organic

Leadership is organic. It is a living, breathing, carbon-based complex process. Like all living things, true leadership possesses an incredible, inherent strength, in balance with a delicate, almost fragile sense of vulnerability.  Grassroots at its best, it must be nurtured to bear fruit. Leadership is also the innate ability to make others feel as you … Continue reading Three Words Reveal An Undeniable Truth: Leadership Is Organic