Being Batman: New Research on the Benefits of Embodying Those We Admire

When I published my book two years ago (Cape, Spandex, Briefcase: Leadership Lessons from Superheroes, available everywhere—wink, wink), I had a number of colleagues who…

Rebirth of the Board Game: A Leadership Learned from Hurricane Irma

This week we experienced a massive hurricane in Florida. If you’ve ever been in a situation to watch a natural disaster come directly at you…

How Leaders Lead When They Aren’t Leading: The Power of a Calming Essence with Kenan Thompson

Much has been written about the ways a leader exudes presence. While there’s no singular definition, presence is often associated with charisma, how someone looks,…

How to Present Executive Presence with James Corden

I’ve been reading a lot about the Buddhist idea of presence and how we can be more aware of the “now.” According to its teachings,…

The One Way to Constructively Defuse an Argument

Constructive conflict is a healthy part of any organization. Deprived of it, we end up with a lack of innovation, status quos are not challenged,…