Adaptive Leaders: The Leader’s Care

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” – Daniel Goleman Effective adaptive leaders are continually working … Continue reading Adaptive Leaders: The Leader’s Care

Adaptive Leaders: The People

“Never underestimate change. What seems simple at the top is magnified at lower echelons and is extremely disruptive. It is a festering crisis that needs attention from senior management or else loyalty, efficiency, and productivity will suffer.”  - Wheeler L. Baker The quote above is true; what seems like a simple challenge, a straight-forward change, … Continue reading Adaptive Leaders: The People

Adaptive Leaders: Growth is the Evidence of Life

“Ceaseless change is the only constant thing in nature.”  John Candee Dean Change happens.  Change comes upon us personally in various forms. It may be surprising and good.  Change is often unexpected, and for many, unwelcomed. It may be uncomfortable for us, leading to disequilibrium. Change is often perceived as loss.  Yet change is also … Continue reading Adaptive Leaders: Growth is the Evidence of Life