Embracing Conflict in Leadership

For the better part of the first half of my life I viewed conflict as something to be avoided.  I grew up as one of the 84% of this world that are conflict adverse.  I wanted to be liked and loved.  In my head that meant avoiding conflict with people.  My...

Your Most Important Work Conversations

Last week I was talking with a high potential leader. It was a casual conversation about how they came to get into leadership, about their family, and about what they wanted to ‘get’ from their job. It was one of hundreds of similar conversations I have had over my...