How a values-based leader views loss

Lorraine RichmondBlog

On the way to the win and the gain, there is loss and there is pain. Loss is accompanied with companions of discouragement, dismay, disgrace and dips of despair. At times, additional emotions of regret, rejection or remorse join the circle. The greater the attachment, the greater the sense of loss. How does a values-based leader view loss?  With kindness, validity and recognition of human emotions. And with the understanding that where there is loss, … Read More

You are not alone – tell yourself a different story

Lorraine RichmondBlog

When you have a vision for something greater, at some point, you will be alone. There will be grey seasons when you: work alone shoulder the responsibility alone fail alone experience fear alone make big decisions alone As a leader, you get to choose between the ego and comfort of staying among the crowd…. over the vulnerable courage of stepping ahead of the crowd to lead a better way. As a leader, you get to … Read More

Keep up – with the changes on the inside of you

Lorraine RichmondBlog

Keep in touch with the changes on the inside of you. Did you slide into 2016 with a renewed focus on what mattered in 2015…. carried over from 2014…. carried over from 2010 etc. etc. etc.? There is a shift in culture. Today is not the same world as it was yesterday. Your business, leadership will not function the same as it did yesterday. Events, attitudes, health, finances, relationships and you…. have all shifted. To … Read More

How shall I lead the way…?

Lorraine RichmondBlog

A values-based corporate culture?  Is that an oxymoron? Is there an institution, business or organization that recognizes hierarchal leadership is an old and tired model?  Are there CEO’s, presidents, directors, clergy, superintendents or business owners who recognize that management science isn’t working anymore? People don’t want to be managed. They want to be valued for their values. The problem is that most people are not clear about their implicit personal values.  So by default, they … Read More