Executive Women's Leadership Articles
Organizations want the best executive leaders at the table. It is the work of all individuals who want a seat at that table to be committed to honest self-knowledge and the continuous development of effective leadership capacity. Good leaders are developed over time and they continuously work to develop themselves based on what is needed of them in their roles in order to lead their organization effectively. This is true for men as well as women and can be difficult work. In this article series I will focus on executive women’s leadership. My series of articles can also be downloaded as pdf documents.
“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born — that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.”
~ Warren Bennis, organizational consultant and author, widely regarded as the pioneer of the contemporary field of leadership Read more
When we are ready to develop new capacities and capabilities, we will find ourselves confronted by our vulnerabilities and fears. The new capacities cannot cover up the vulnerabilities; rather, the vulnerabilities need to lessen their grip on our emotions and provide the emotional and mental space for new capacities to develop without being blocked. Read more