“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the … [Read more...] about Longing for the endless immensity of great leadership
- Personal Reflections
Visiting with my in-laws over the holidays is always a little like living on the edge. It’s tough to know who will cave to the holiday stress at any moment in time. Of course, … [Read more...] about Some change is about holding on to who we are
“Let him that would move the world first move himself."―Socrates As I was driving home, with the strange conversation about “stretch” resonating in my mind and the strangely … [Read more...] about Stuck: 10 questions to break a mindset. A strange conversation with a stranger, Post 2
All change is personal. We can only help others change if we can change ourselves. This is a true story. I was in line at HomeSense late yesterday afternoon and I could tell that … [Read more...] about A strange conversation with a stranger. Post 1 “Stretch”
Welcome! This is essentially a learning journal. I write and share what I have learned on my own journey. I hope that it is helpful to you on yours. There are three main reasons … [Read more...] about About Me—Gail Severini
Here’s my own struggle with the word "authenticity": If it means "genuine", or "true", then it does not automatically imply any specific values (i.e., the values of the entity … [Read more...] about Stepping up to “authentic” leadership
“To those whom much is given, much is expected.” ―John F. Kennedy What do we do with what we have learned? What is our “obligation”? There is no advertising on this site. You … [Read more...] about The power of change management. Pay it forward.
I meet a lot more people these days who are interested in authenticity and making a difference. I view this trend as a move in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs closer to … [Read more...] about Are you making a difference? Why change management?
Authenticity is not the attribute I seek most in a leader. … [Read more...] about Authenticity is an over-rated leadership attribute
Strategy is integral in both sports and business. Furthermore, the dynamics of competition are universal. In sports, every game is a full cycle. What can sports teach us about … [Read more...] about What can sports teach us about strategy execution? 10 lessons