Category Archives: Leadership

Forbes (twice in one week): How Leadership by Authority Can be Counter-Productive (Video)

on December 11, 2017 in Exercises, Leadership

Forbes’ columnist Tim Francis of the company Profit Factory covered me with a video interview, How Leadership by Authority Can be Counter-Productive, at the core of my leadership practice and what I teach. Leading through authority is beyond ineffective. It’s generally counterproductive. Watch the video for why. Actually, watch the video for more than why: watch to learn what to use instead of authority and how to develop the relevant[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and the Environment debuts at #38! Please read to help share.

on December 8, 2017 in Audio, Leadership, Nature, Podcast

Thanks to all of you—listeners and guests—Leadership and the Environment launched at 38: to overwhelmingly 5-star reviews: I don’t know how many people listened and subscribed, but it’s short of the billions whose beliefs and behavior have to change to clean the air, water, and land we share, so we have a way to go. The measure of success is not ranking, but measurables like amount of litter, number of[…] Keep reading →

Welcome Forbes readers

on December 7, 2017 in Leadership, Podcast

Forbes article #1 this week Cheryl Snapp Conner, who has written posts with tens of millions of views, profiled me today in Forbes, Influence: How To Get It, Keep It, Use It For Business, (which came out just after my morning burpees). If you came here from that story, you know my passion for helping people change their environmental beliefs and behavior embodied in the new podcast, Leadership and the Environment.[…] Keep reading →

The Perfect (helpful) Storm

on December 6, 2017 in Audio, Leadership, Nature, Podcast

Here is an email I’m sending tomorrow, relevant to people who care about Leadership and the Environment: Hello friends, family, and people I’ve worked with this year​, I’m writing you who have seen my passion evolve in 2017 from launching my book to launching my podcast, Leadership and the Environment.​ Please listen if you haven’t, especially Episode Zero, which gives its back story. But first read on. The podcast goal and[…] Keep reading →

How to review a podcast on iTunes (Video)

on December 5, 2017 in Leadership, Nature, Podcast, Visualization

Apple approved my podcast, Leadership and the Environment, for iTunes yesterday. If you want to help the environment, I hope you’ll review it there. Why review Leadership and the Environment? Leadership and the Environment helps people who want to change their behavior but feel discouraged. Americans pollute and degrade the environment more than almost anyone. Everyone I know wants to degrade less, but does little. I see a leadership vacuum—someone[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and Loyalty: Dov Baron’s interview

on December 2, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Some conversations are open and honest. Then there are whole other levels of friendship that leads to sharing vulnerability and intimacy. Dov Baron—speaker, writer, coach, guru—makes his conversations like that. We spoke like two friends who love helping people learn the social and emotional skills of leadership sharing what we’ve learned, how we teach, and the struggles we learned them from. Listen to the conversation (on iTunes) From the show notes[…] Keep reading →

Readers: What they care about regarding the environment

on December 1, 2017 in Leadership, Nature, Podcast

Readers responded more thoughtfully and with more variety and sensitivity than I expected when I asked them: If you care about the environment, what do you think of when you think about caring about it? Some people think of childhood memories, others the Grand Canyon, others fishing, and so on. Can you email me what caring about the environment makes you think of? in my post “Do you want to[…] Keep reading →