Lead Positive Series

Leaders See the Potential in Nearly Every Situation

February 16, 2015

  As a leader, where do you focus your attention? If you said something like, “I fix problems” or “I help people improve,” you’d be like countless other leaders across the globe, primed to “close the gap” or strive for “relentless improvement.” And, according to psychologist Dr. Kathryn Cramer, you’re focus is misplaced. In her […]

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Tips for Seeing What’s Working, Strong and Possible

April 10, 2014

I consider myself an optimist. Yet, all around me, there are exhortations to “problem solve” and “fix what’s not working.” Admittedly, it seeps into my psyche; I see what’s lacking more quickly than what’s working. Am I really the optimist I claim to be? That’s why I jumped at the chance to interview Dr. Kathryn […]

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All Leaders Shape Their Company’s Cultural Mindset

April 7, 2014

When it comes to creating a thriving organizational culture a key bellwether is the tone that company leaders set. Leaders, take heed: your actions are contagious, whether that tone is positive or negative. “For better or worse”, leaders’ behaviors shape organizational culture, says psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kathy Cramer. And, depending on how they […]

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Leaders—Call Forth Your Courageous Nature

March 20, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Dr. Kathy Cramer, author of the book Lead Positive, which came out this week. I’m delighted to help Kathy spread the word about how leaders can use “asset based thinking” to achieve greater results for their teams and organizations. Leaders know that it is important to be […]

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