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A client and I were talking about how he felt disconnected from his team because of his travel schedule. He knew that he needed to reach out on a more informal basis to his team beyond the obligatory formal monthly one-on-one meetings, which, more often than not, were canceled because of his schedule.
His first idea was to connect with his local team in a casual way, by walking around the office where they worked after he arrived in the morning.[…] Continue Reading »
This is an excerpt from “Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership,” by George Kohlrieser, Susan Goldsworthy, and Duncan Coombe, published in 2012 by John Wiley & Sons.
Secure Base Leaders engage in a high level of caring and also encourage a high level of daring. In this way, both the leader and their followers can reach the highest levels of performance and have the most positive impact on others.[…] Continue Reading »
I recently stepped out of an airplane from 13,000 feet, connected to a man named Chuck.
The story began in March when my fabulous husband asked me, “What do you want to do to celebrate your 40th birthday?” To his surprise and amusement, I said, “Jump out of an airplane.” This is coming from the person who just last year conquered her fear of riding a bike by pedaling over the Golden Gate Bridge.[…] Continue Reading »
With swaps and derivatives likely to play as critical a role in the year to come as ever before, SmartBrief asked Stephen O’Connor, chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and managing director at Morgan Stanley, to share his insight on regulatory reform, his association’s evolving role in the marketplace and other changes coming in 2012.[…] Continue Reading »