Posts tagged creativity
What Stories Are You Telling Your Team?

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

As conscious leaders, we are always working to have a positive impact on those we lead and those we serve.

Sometimes we forget how much impact we have and how we impact others.

With experience, I have realized that we often have more impact as leaders by our way of being than by our way of doing.

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Radical Integrity

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

A few months ago, I met a new conscious friend who is is quite direct and always says what she thinks.

I love people like that as it allows us to save a lot of time in conversations and in developing the relationship when people always says what they really think without any masks or pretence.

My friend called this radical integrity and it made me curious as to what radical integrity means for me.

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The Power Of Focus

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

In leadership as in life, having dreams and visions is great, and at the same time, nothing important gets done unless we also excel at execution.

The ability to realize our dreams and visions relies on our focus and determination much more than intelligence. The real power lies in our ability to focus and get the important things done day after day. By focusing on the right things and working at them often, we can achieve all that we can imagine.

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The 8 Attributes Of The New Paradigm of Feminine Leadership

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

Feminine  leadership is one of the key pillars of conscious leadership because to transform our society, it is essential to have a better balance between the feminine and masculine energy.

Here are the eight attributes of the new paradigm of feminine leadership.

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Developing Leadership Agility

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

We live in a world where change is constantly accelerating and where not changing can be fatal.

As mentioned by Darwin, it is not the strongest or the most intelligent species that survive, but those that can adapt most to change.

How do you react to change? How does your organization react to change?

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Consciousness Is The New Sexy

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

We live in a society that values the superficial and we are quick to admire people who show outward symbols of success such as movie stars, music stars, professional athletes and wealthy people.

We give our love and attention to these people and buy products that they endorse without asking too many question

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Leading with intuition

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

As soon as we started school when we were young, we were taught to live and make decisions with our brain and this is the way most of us have led our lives since then.

Einstein said: The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a loyal servant. We have honoured the servant and forgotten the gift. 
 
In my career of 30 years as a leader, I have found that compassion is an essential skill for conscious leaders as we lead humans with human challenges.

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Leading with compassion

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

True leadership requires us to get the best out of people so we can accomplish the mission and vision of the organization and generate the best results possible.
 
In my career of 30 years as a leader, I have found that compassion is an essential skill for conscious leaders as we lead humans with human challenges.

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Opening our hearts

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

It is often quite challenging to live a human life with so many challenges and so many upsets. Sometimes, it seems that the joys we have never last long enough, as just when we feel comfortable and at peace, we face another challenge. These challenges can come from life events and most often than not, from our relationships.

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Do You Have A Vision For Your Life?

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

If you do not have a vision for your life, it is very likely that you live in the vision of others.

Many people are not completely satisfied with their lives because as they are not fulfilled and when you ask them what they want to create in their life in the next 10 years, you usually see a big question mark in their face.

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Overcoming Our Addiction To Doing

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

Many of us in organizations where performance matters a lot, have made it up the corporate ladder due in large part to our ability to get things done. I have worked as a senior executive in large international organizations for a few decades in very intense industries and I have achieved a lot as I led several large organizational transformations and delivered on expected results quarter after quarter for more than 20 years. 

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Writing A New Story

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

We are the story we tell ourselves. No matter what happened in our life before today, we can choose to tel ourselves a new story.

All of us have have had to overcome life challenges and all of us have had suffering.  By owning our story, it can help us to transform ourselves and write a new story which is not defined by our past. 

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Are You Ready To Be A Positive Deviant?

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

We currently live in a society that has many challenges and it seems that many people talk the good talk about the need to change things, but only a few are actually doing something concrete about it. 

This is true for society as a whole where we are facing a climate crisis and not only are most governments not ready to make the tough calls to prevent a climate disaster, most people do very little in their personal lives to help the environment.

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Conscious Leadership Is About Honouring Life

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

Recently, I met a very inspiring woman who what was introduced to me as a potential speaker for one of my conscious leadership summits. I scheduled a video call with her and within a few minutes, I realized that she was a special woman. When I organize conscious leadership summits,

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Letting go of our expectations in relationships

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

I had organized a beautiful conference with world-class speakers and I was really looking forward to meeting the participants and having them listen to these inspiring talks.

A few weeks before the event, I noticed that I was getting frustrated that some of my close friends had not purchased a ticket and had not responded to my request to share the event in their network to help sell tickets.

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Are you stuck in your old stories?

By Stephane Leblanc, CEO, International Centre for Conscious Leadership

Have you tried to give some constructive feedback to someone you work with or someone you love and they can't seem to hear you? Every time you try to give them this feedback that you consider important for their growth or your relationship, it always results in unnecessary drama?

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