Your Inner Game Runs Your Outer Game (and Other 15 Mind-Shifting Leadership Quotes)

Your Inner Game Runs Your Outer Game (and Other 15 Mind-Shifting Leadership Quotes)

Thriving leadership is about getting results in a way that uplifts the capabilities and vitality of people and whole systems, empowers trust and partnership, and repeatedly delivers great performance. It is also about the conscious practice of evolving. Why? To be effective, it is no longer adequate to merely widen your skills by adding new […]

Rewiring Yourself For Better Leadership & A Healthier Life: The Power of Self-Observation, Part 1

Rewiring Yourself For Better Leadership & A Healthier Life: The Power of Self-Observation, Part 1

The Downward Spiral (oh, how we’ve all been there!) “Doesn’t your team know how to accomplish a simple task without complaining?!!” Ricardo shouted. “Don’t use that tone with me!” retorted Martine. “If you’d have only let me pull the team together I saw fit, we wouldn’t have these morale problems in the first place!” As […]

Be An Antidote To Stress. Tap Into The Power Of Vision!

Be An Antidote To Stress. Tap Into The Power Of Vision!

“A human being is born into this world fully equipped not only to take care of him or herself, but also to contribute to enlarging the well being of the world as a whole.” — Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate As a conscientious leader and human being, you […]

In Times Of Crisis And Challenge, We Are Never Stuck.

In Times Of Crisis And Challenge, We Are Never Stuck.

The U.S. presidential election has been upending, to say the least. Some people are celebrating its outcome, while others are reeling with angst and despair. No matter which reaction, we likely agree that a profound fracture in American society has been exposed. The question is: Will we face it with wisdom? I do not know. […]

Making The Shift From Reactivity To Wellbeing: It’s Time To Just Pick Up The Trash

Making The Shift From Reactivity To Wellbeing: It’s Time To Just Pick Up The Trash

On most days you can find me at some point on a nearby hiking trail with my dog, a gray ghost named Trek. Trek is never at a lack to find something interesting to smell—a dead snake, bear scat, and a flowering cactus on our last excursion—so I’m used to him running off in search […]

How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

In 2004 I co-authored Driven By Wellth, a book about combining the drives for wealth and wellbeing to create healthier, more sustainable approaches to business success. To be frank, the book didn’t get much traction. Although I’d put my heart and soul into writing it, leaders were often reluctant to embrace the words. But the […]

The Seeds Of Mindfulness Grow Wellbeing: Aetna’s Innovative Approach

The Seeds Of Mindfulness Grow Wellbeing: Aetna’s Innovative Approach

I am always on the hunt for wellbeing leadership innovations, those unique twists that turn leaders’ heads in new directions and unlock better pathways for thriving. So I smiled during my entire conversation with Andy Lee, Aetna’s new Chief Mindfulness Officer (a title that sits among the fascinating leadership roles emerging in business) and his […]

8 Predictions About The Future Of Wellness And Work: Are Your Leaders Ready?

8 Predictions About The Future Of Wellness And Work: Are Your Leaders Ready?

“What the whole world wants is a good job. That is one of the single biggest discoveries Gallup has ever made.” Jim Clifton, CEO, Gallup Organization, Gallup World Poll Work can empower human thriving. Through firsthand experience, we each know work can be a huge source of meaning, growth, energy, positive accomplishment, life-enhancing relationships, and […]

Leading From Authenticity: The Shift You Can Make To Boost Your Energy, Impact, & Wellbeing

Leading From Authenticity: The Shift You Can Make To Boost Your Energy, Impact, & Wellbeing

“If we are committed to the transformation of the world, we must be open and ready to be transformed in the process of transforming the world. Therefore, the challenge of change is, first and foremost, the challenge of self transformation, of inner revolution and evolution.” — Yasuhiko Genku Kimura, Founder and Chairman of Vision in […]

What Is Wellbeing Leadership? (And Where Are YOU On This Journey?)

What Is Wellbeing Leadership? (And Where Are YOU On This Journey?)

I recently shared insights from Richard Oliver, the inspiring President of THORLO, a company that has forged a mission, relationships, brands, and growth strategy around the values of abundance and wellbeing. Richard is a clear example, among hundreds of leaders we’ve worked with and interviewed, of how leadership is being redefined across our planet. We […]