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December 9, 2018

Join Gifted Leaders founder, Jeff Thoren, and fellow Enlightened Rebel Alliance and VetPartners colleagues for one or both of two "Next Stage" learning experiences next month. Both programs are based on the realization that, as a profession, we are at an impo...

June 19, 2018

Leaders often feel they need to have all of the answers; that’s why they were promoted, right? Wrong. Leaders need to have great questions and live in a place of curiosity without judgement. Few leaders coach others well, as it hasn’t been foundational teaching in th...

May 22, 2018

Our education and traditional approaches to thinking and leading have not prepared us to handle the level of disruption we face right now. Applying yesterday’s logic to today’s disruptive environment - let alone tomorrow’s - will not yield sustainable results but, inst...

February 20, 2018

In our work as coaches, we are often asked to comment on the essential leadership attributes for success in today’s world. While we acknowledge the importance of defining and refining selected skills and talents that can enhance overall leadership effectiveness, we wou...

February 13, 2018

Leadership can exist everywhere and anywhere. It's not associated with a position as such, though common parlance often makes that association. Leaders are people who help us to change. They sometimes are those who occupy positions of power, but often they are not....

November 21, 2017

Does the word “coach” conjure up images of running laps, doing drills, and being yelled at by a jock wannabe with a whistle around his neck? If so, you might be understandably hesitant to explore this approach to professional development. However, coaching provides th...

September 19, 2017

Leaders can use their power and influence, their insight and compassion, to lead people back to an understanding of who we are as human beings, to create the conditions for our basic human qualities of generosity, contribution, community, and love to be evoked no matte...

August 22, 2017

The skills that are absolutely necessary for any kind of real-life success are not taught in college. Life is improv. Not a fact test. College does not equip most graduates with the ability to master the art of improvisation that’s needed in an increasingly unpredictab...