COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP BLOG

Do less. You’ll be able to achieve more!

March 20th, 2014 | Gershon Mader ipad

In my line of work I attend many business meetings, and many of them look like this: people sit around the table with their laptops or iPads open. There are relatively brief moments where everyone […]

Are you counting your blessings or focusing on what’s missing?

February 6th, 2014 | Gershon Mader Yellow Rose

In the previous blog I talked about how the rat race to achieve more and meet our life objectives often prevents us from being present and living our life in the moment.   This is […]

Are you living your life in the moment?

January 30th, 2014 | Gershon Mader file0001202036036

In my professional experiences as a coach, as well as my own life journey I’ve seen a particular mindset that often dominates our day-to-day lives. As members of a modern, ambitious and demanding society we […]

How Great are YOU willing to be?

January 23rd, 2014 | Gershon Mader file0001034424148

Maybe that seems like an odd question to ask. Who wouldn’t want to be Great? Perhaps it’s not as straightforward as it seems. It is my life’s goal to ignite, energize and empower people. In […]

Living Courageously Through Journaling

January 16th, 2014 | Gershon Mader file761243267126

My last series of blog posts focused on living courageously: doing something everyday that scares us, eliminating cynical and jealous thoughts, making time for self-improvement. Courageous living means identifying your dreams and goals and taking […]

The Untapped Goldmine Of Gratitude

July 3rd, 2013 | Gershon Mader appreciate

The research is in, and when it comes to employee engagement, recognition is a key factor. During strong economies or when companies are experiencing great success, most leaders feel that they have the wherewithal, resources […]

When It Comes To Failure, Choose Your Point Of View

June 26th, 2013 | Gershon Mader failure & success

Life is a conversation. Things happen, and we have interpretations about them. That’s the way it works. For example, two people going through the same challenging circumstance or event can have completely different takes on […]

We’re Halfway Through 2013—But Did You Ever Really Complete 2012?

June 18th, 2013 | Gershon Mader Complete 2012

There’s a distinct difference between ending something and completing it. Events in the physical world have a beginning, middle and end to them – whether we like it or not. We get older. Another year […]

Different Behavior Means Better Meetings

June 21st, 2011 | Gershon Mader Article Thumbnail

In our last blog post on this topic, we talked about the difference between a meeting that is organized around an agenda and one that is oriented around outcomes. In today’s post, we further explore […]

Appreciation and Employee Engagement

May 3rd, 2011 | Gershon Mader Article Thumbnail

Managers often think that the source of employee engagement is providing staff with material rewards and privileges such as more money, bonuses, stock incentives, promotions, titles, etc… While these things are important, their impact tends […]