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21 Unmistakable Traits of a Heart-Centered Leader

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Heart-centered leadership is not a singular gold standard or an ultimate pinnacle that only a rare few can achieve. It lies in your ability to stop, go inward, and reflect on the course of action that you know is the right one rather than succumbing to external pressures and circumstances.

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3-Day Workshop: Coaching ROI

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

    In this three full day learning experience, I will be teaching all of the tools and processes that I currently use in my executive coaching practice. I am sharing these tools for a number of reasons. First and foremost the practice of executive coaching has exploded over the last several years — it [...]

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Health Promotion Leads to a Healthy Bottom Line

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Managers are more likely to lead well—to treat people in a healthful way—when they live well, which is to say, when they have physical vitality along with interpersonal skills and an ethical compass.

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Mindful Leadership: Don’t Judge, Come to Understand

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Mindful Leadership: Don’t Judge, Come to Understand (via inspiremetoday.com) Gordon Dean, former head of the Atomic Energy Commission, scrawled the following quote on the back of an envelope found beside him after his death in a plane crash. Never judge people, don’t type them too quickly, but in a pinch, always assume that…

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Part Three: How Your Organization Can Produce Happier and Healthier Employees – Emotional Acceptance

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Guest-post by Robert Schaefer, VP of Client Services, Steinbrecher And Associates   In part one of this installment we discussed why happy and healthy employees deliver peak performance when operating from a fluid state of action referred to as “flow.” In part two we explored the positive effects of job control, or the perceived ability [...]

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Press Release: Heart-Centered Leadership: Lead Well, Live Well

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Leadership Authors Release Second Edition of Heart-Centered Leadership: Lead Well, Live Well Providing a counterpoint to the unpredictable standards of contemporary business, Heart-Centered Leadership: Lead Well, Live Well, champions the message that sound ethical practices must begin from within. By the careful application of seven underlying principles and virtues, the authors describe a clear path [...]

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Valentine’s Day Book Sale: Heart-Centered Leadership

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

It’s here! The Second Edition of Heart-Centered Leadership: Lead Well, Live Well is now available. It has been more than 10 years since since we first introduced Heart-Centered Leadership: An Invitation to Lead From the Inside Out. At that time, the book resonated deeply with many readers and was thought to be way ahead of [...]

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Judy Martin, Remembered

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

    I was shocked and saddened yesterday to hear of the sudden passing of someone I truly admired; Emmy award-winning journalist, author, yoga/meditation instructor and well-known work/life balance champion and blogger, Judy Martin. A quote from Judy’s website aptly describes her work as a work/life balance consultant: Essentially, I teach business professionals the skills [...]

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Part Two:How Your Organization Can Produce Happier and Healthier Employees – Job Control

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Guest-post by Robert Schaefer, VP of Client Services, Steinbrecher And Associates   In Part One of this installment we discussed why happy and healthy employees deliver peak performance when operating from a fluid state of action that psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi referred to as “flow.” Essentially, flow is a state of consciousness where we are totally [...]

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Part One: How Your Organization Can Produce Happier and Healthier Employees – The Amazing Effect of “Flow”

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Guest-post by Robert Schaefer, VP of Client Services, Steinbrecher And Associates Part One: The Amazing Effect of “Flow” For many years, organizational psychologists have sought to identify a set of individual traits and dispositional characteristics that are most likely to predict whether job applicants will be engaged and satisfied in their work, and ultimately, perform [...]

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