Monthly Archives: October 2013

Minority Superpowers

Many diversity conferences and corporate affinity groups that I visit are busy solving a similar problem: What’s keeping us from getting to the top? Inevitably, part of the conclusion is that cultural differences amount to a disadvantage, either legitimately or unfairly.  In my experience, minority professionals often feel under-appreciated for their skills, and are preoccupied…
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Wellness: A Leadership Competency

Leaders are often evaluated against a set of core competencies that describe the skills and behaviors that result in superior performance.   The standard set of leadership competencies, validated by extensive research, has since become the language of leadership.  Vision, Self-Confidence, Developing Others, Problem Solving… we know the list well. In fact, leadership competencies have…
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