The Higher Call to Leadership

Our leadership story has been primarily one-sided for too long and it has not served us well as individuals or as a society. The call to wholehearted leadership is an invitation to embrace and embody both the feminine and the masculine within us, without fear or judgment. It’s owning and loving the whole of who we are. Leadership is the path.

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Leading Under Pressure

How a leader deals with pressure will tell you much about who they are as a person.  Pressure tends to reveal our character, priorities, values, and readiness.  It tests a leader’s courage to follow through with doing what is right.  How leaders deal with pressure is often the difference between catapulting a team towards success or contributing to its ruin.  People do what people see, so it becomes particularly important for leaders to be a good example for others to follow.

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Ode to Belonging

Belonging starts with BE. Being and accepting of who you are, both your flawsome and your awesome.  We experience true belonging when we offer our truth, our authentic selves. The whole of ourselves. Own your story, both in the telling of it and in the authoring of it. Belonging begins within and radiates out.

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Transformaçion Costa Rica

Jill Poulton joins John Maxwell and his international team of leadership coaches for a transformational leadership movement in Costa Rica. Over the course of 5 days, they will train 17,000 people who will then spread the transformation to 10% of the population using a 16 week program in values and principles.

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Leading Small Business

There is a difference between those who start a business, and those who grow a business.  For many, the dream of entrepreneurship is born while in the throngs of employment for someone else; doing work they love while wanting greater autonomy and potential for greater pay.  

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Listen To Lead

Only one thing stands between you and success. It isn’t experience; it isn’t talent. If you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. And while it may seem like some people are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection.  

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Pay It Forward Leadership

When it comes to great leadership, paying it forward is greater than a random act of kindness.  It’s about moving from something transactional to fueling the future relationally.  Consider some of the qualities a great leader possesses – a spirit of continuous learning, mentoring, empowering others, developing the leaders around them

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The Engineering of a Leader

Leadership is about mobilizing people to unite in the pursuit of a vision or clear objective. Having a title or position to do this only establishes authority, it does not equate to leadership. Leadership is influence and influence comes from connecting.

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