fbpx Skip to content

Leadership Blog

3 Practices to Help Monday Feel like Friday

Courtney Lynch, April 15, 2019

I recently joked that on Monday I hate my previous Friday self. What do I mean by this? Like many of you, I’m often tired on Friday. So, my Friday self, excited by the prospect of… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Goal Setting, Leadership Behaviors, Planning

 

Rethink Risk

Courtney Lynch, March 18, 2019

Risk by its very nature is supposed to be scary.  We are taught to fear it, mitigate it and avoid it.  Yet if we look at our lives, risk is often the precursor to joy,… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Leadership, Leadership Behaviors, leadership development

 

Here’s Why We Need More Post-Ego Leaders and How to Be One

Courtney Lynch, December 3, 2018

How to Become a "Post-Ego" Leader

I was recently talking with a colleague about what it takes to succeed in a demanding role. She shared that she thought the successful leader would have, “high competence, medium ego and be low maintenance.”… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Leadership Behaviors, leadership development

 

Reduce Conflict & Improve Outcomes by Gathering More Viewpoints

Courtney Lynch, November 5, 2018

Be Open to Other Viewpoints

Tomorrow is election day.  Above all else, please vote.  While doing so, recognize that what you're voting for matters to you; others might not share your viewpoint.   Here are some thoughts to consider: Effective… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Communication, Growth Mindset, Reflection

 

Innovation = Recombination

Courtney Lynch, October 8, 2018

Innovation = Recombination

Recently, I had the luxury of spending three days with Luis Perez-Breva, the Director of the MIT Innovation Teams program. In addition to being an extremely successful entrepreneur who has built and sold multiple companies,… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Change, Growth Mindset

 

The Power of the Quit

Courtney Lynch, June 25, 2018

The Power of the Quit

I recently walked away from something I cared deeply about.  I quit. I stopped.  I gave up. It was an excruciating choice, yet the deep peace I feel affirms it was absolutely the right thing to do.  … Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Change, Decision Making

 

When You Don’t Fit In, Do This

Courtney Lynch, April 22, 2018

When You Don’t Fit In, Do This

  Leaders grow and develop at different paces. Sometimes we evolve quickly in a season, other times our growth seems to slow. At some point in our professional lives, we’re going to find ourselves out… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Leadership Behaviors, Self Awareness

 

How to Build Accountability as a Leader

Courtney Lynch, March 5, 2018

Demonstrating accountability means relentlessly seeking ownership of mistakes, missteps, problems, and any other less than-best outcome you are either responsible for or associated with. Watch above as SPARK author Courtney Lynch explains why accountability can… Read More


Share: | Comments(0) | Leave a Comment | Category: Leadership Moments | Tags: Accountability, Spark