Lessons in Leadership Blog

The Seismic Shift in Leadership: Exploring Connection and Communication’s Role

Connection and communication are the keys. Being a leader today takes many qualities but at their core good, effective leaders have the ability to genuinely connect and communicate. People believe in and will fight for...
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The Leaders of the Future Create Connection

It all starts with you. That statement sounds counterintuitive because we’re talking about meaningful connection with others, but in order to have the kind of relationship you need to be an effective leader you must...
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Understanding and Connecting with The Seismic Shift in Leadership

Times change. Do you? In the midst of a crisis, many leaders are finding it difficult to show empathy and connect with their people. As difficult as it may be for some, it is critical...
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Creating a Positive Culture with Larry Closs: Episode 6 of The Seismic Shift Podcast with Michelle Johnston

In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself. We believe that putting yourself in a position of service to your team will help you and your team succeed as one. Avoid EGO and...
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How to Become a More Effective Leader

The world does not stand still, and neither should you. If there is one thing history teaches us it’s that those who adapt often survive — it’s literally in our DNA as positive genetic mutations...
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How Successful Leaders Build Connection That Drives Results

Break the chains of command. Being a leader in today’s world can be exceptionally difficult. In fact, it can be argued it is more difficult now to be a leader than at any point in...
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How To Become The Perfect Boss

Perfection equals disconnection. Are you a perfectionist? Do you struggle to connect with your team? Despite any grandiose or deprecating thoughts we may hold of ourselves, the perfect boss does not exist. Never has, never...
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Human Connections Drives Results

One-to-one is how leadership is won. Connection drives results. But what if you don’t know where to start or what to do? Being a leader comes with many responsibilities and challenges, many of which can...
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Listen to Lead with CEO Boysie Bollinger: Episode 5 of The Seismic Shift Podcast with Michelle Johnston

A leader says a lot when they listen. Listening — truly hearing what someone has to say — is a critical component of leadership. By sharing your ear and not just your thoughts, you put...
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