Where Are Tomorrow’s Leaders?

A 2010 McKinsey study predicted that by 2018 25% of the workforce in the insurance industry would be eligible for retirement. Look around you. This challenge is not unique to the insurance industry.   How deep is your leadership bench?  Are those on your bench prepared to lead your organization to thrive and succeed?  Preparing a…

Five Ways to Tap Into Your Resilience

“Sometimes you’re the windshield. Sometimes you’re the bug.” – The Bug – Mary Chapin CarpenterThis song by Mary Chapin Carpenter came to mind lately. Recently, I could relate to that bug – the deaths of family members, a series of near-catastrophic mishaps in our home, two beloved pets dying unexpectedly, receiving word of a disappointing conclusion…

Leadership Lessons During Crisis

  This article was posted on the Huffington Post. In May 2016, it became clear my father’s health was declining. He lived a significant distance away from his eight children. Three of us traveled to evaluate his situation and ensure he received help. This initial intervention began a difficult road of navigating Dad’s health care,…