August 14, 2014
This week was a big week for our country. The situation in Iraq will either bring us together or divide us. And how our leaders navigate through the coming weeks is going to dictate where we end up. A country divided or a country united. Here’s a look at how united we are standing this week.
August 07, 2014
We can learn a lot about the language of leadership from President Obama’s hits and misses when he spoke in this week's address and an interview with The Economist. Here’s what we learned:
- Leaders shouldn’t blame
- Leaders should bring us together
- Leaders must stay in touch with their people
- Leaders don’t rely on facts to do all their talking.
Now, let’s take a closer look.
July 31, 2014
Women leaders don’t have it easy. Not that men do, but WOW — listening to the reactions of American’s to women leaders this week during our instant response sessions, I saw firsthand how tough women can have it. Be too ambitious and women run the risk of being perceived as calculated and heartless. Too high energy or bubbly and you’re a ditz. Too aggressive and well, you know the word people use for that… Too passionate and you’re overly emotional. The list could go on…
July 29, 2014
Hillary needs to continue to focus on being authentic—and she knows it. This is no easy task because she has spent her whole career trying to prove that she is tough enough to be a leader – and now she needs to show that she is human enough to be a relatable. And for those of us working women out there – we are all too familiar with the challenge she faces. Because of who she is – and because she carries some baggage – she is going to have to show us who she REALLY is. Because so many view her as calculated and somewhat cold, she is going to have to sho