Conducting Transformation: Creating a Culture of Excellence

Orchestrating Success is the Leader’s Duty and Delight The musical conductor steps on the podium, announces the selection and the place to begin the rehearsal, raises the baton, and gives the prep. What’s the prep? Read on… The conductor is in front of a choir or orchestra with a clearly defined culture. This culture is one of excellence and of high functioning. Every participant is … Continue reading Conducting Transformation: Creating a Culture of Excellence

Leadership Skills: Listening

“Being listened to is so close to being loved that most people cannot tell the difference.” –David Oxberg   Listening is a primary skill for the Transformational Leader. My model for great leadership is based on the skills of the musical conductor, who is a great listener. Success is directly and immediately experienced as a result of effective leadership by the conductor. When the conductor … Continue reading Leadership Skills: Listening