Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Thoughts on Leadership

(Note: I found these discussions in my files and thought you would enjoy them, especially at these times when we are all stepping up to greater personal power and responsibility.) Leadership is Not for Everyone Leadership is not for everyone because you must be a leader 100% of the time. Here is a useful analogy:…

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"We all did, Sir"

On May 2, 2011 the elite special force unit known as SEAL Team 6 killed Osama Bid Laden in his fortified compound in Afghanistan. The effectiveness of Navy SEAL teams are legendary, precisely because they act as teams. The son of a good friend is a Navy SEAL, so we sometimes hear a bit of…

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How did Governance Become so Binary?

by Jonette Crowley, copyright 2011  The Greek ideal of democracy was leadership by reasonable men (well, it was only men back then), reasonably discussing common issues with the goal of consensual problem-solving  I close the newspaper with disgust: one political party stonewalling another–both parties equally guilty–better to have a colossal failure to blame on the…

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Five Fingers of Spiritual Leadership- Channeled from White Eagle

White Eagle:  With your hands raised, radiating outward to the world, your five fingers of your right hand describe five points of spiritual leadership.  First and foremost, your thumb stands for compassion.  Compassion is love, forgiveness, equality, humility, and it circles back to love.  The index finger of your right hand stands for visionary focus,…

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CEOs or Captains?

CEOs or Captains? By Jonette Crowley A recent Denver Post, highlighted the courage of two heros: one, U. S. Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger who successfully landed his plane on the Hudson River after the engines became disabled; two, Captain Richard Phillips of the Maersk Alabama, who allowed himself to be taken by pirates to…

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Leading Decision Making

by Jonette Crowley copyright Jonette Crowley 2008   I’ve been thinking about group decision making and reflecting that it just doesn’t happen in the work setting, but also in families. I saw this play out several years ago when my Dad died at age 74 from a staph infection that resulted from heart surgery. All…

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White Eagle on Service, Censorship and the US Election

White Eagle on Service: “You serve the world best by focusing on your own growth and then offering it to the world, giving and receiving it at the higher dimensions. You serve least well by filling your minds with lots of different beliefs, because they’re interesting. It is fine, but don’t let all the different…

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Leadership in Times of Change

WHY THIS TIME OF TRANSITION IS NEEDED  Visionaries are Required! Copyright 2008 Jonette Crowley, www.JonetteCrowley.com         Economies, societies and organizations follow the classic “S” growth curve. A period of growth and expansion is followed by a plateau or leveling out, and then a decline. When the plateau is reached, or the decline…

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