One of the goals of the Appreciative Leaders and Organizations Blog is to support people who are striving to make a difference as leaders in their lives and in their organizations—to “get their mojo!” We hope that this blog serves as a platform for you get to know and connect with other amazing
“Every exemplary leader that I have met, has what seems to be an unwarranted degree of optimism – and that helps generate the energy and commitment necessary to achieve results." ~Warren Bennis Are Leaders Who Lead with Positivity Pollyannas? This was a question that a group of thoughtful and
“When you are passionate about something you do, why put an end to it?” ~ Dr. Arthur C. Bartner, USC Trojan Marching Band Director “I know that voice!” No surprise there; the raspy roar that Dr. Arthur C. Bartner croaks out over his rock-n-roll sound system is definitely like no other.
Shhhh.....we can't talk about that! So....What is the big secret? The big secret is that executives of nonprofits are projected to leave the sector in droves. Some estimates are as high as 75%! (New data was just released in the Daring to Lead 2011 national study.)
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We all have ideas about the kinds of “heights” we would like to achieve in our careers and in our personal lives.