Mosaic Team, Part 3: Making ‘Modeling Curiosity’ The Norm

This is part of our series of blogs on the “Mosaic Team” concept. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.” – Gandhi Carol Dweck, a professor at Stanford University, is widely recognized as the developer of the “growth mindset” based upon the belief that people can … Read more

The Future of Leadership, Part 6: Maturity

This is part of an ongoing series about the future of leadership. “Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” – Tom Stoppard Future leaders will have to become mature sooner than later.  Why?  Because they will be incredibly transparent.  Just think about the impact of social media today.  I think many of … Read more

Disciplined Leadership: Begin Empowering Through Better Meetings

This is part of a series of blogs on the theme of ‘Disciplined Leadership.’ In the hybrid in-person/remote we currently live in, we are now expecting people to deliver results without them necessarily sitting around a table with us. It’s more important now than ever that we have a meeting discipline, which helps to empower … Read more

Put Me In, Coach! Trust and Empower: Adaptive Leadership, Part 4

Trust and empower: This is the fourth in a series of blogs on adaptive leadership. It is my belief that foundational leadership principles give leaders the ability to build teams capable of handling whatever might come their way. This series is based around what we at Level Five Associates have as one of our foundations: … Read more

Podcast Episode 10: Becoming A Learning Leader

This episode of our podcast is titled “Becoming A Learning Leader.” It features a discussion with Doug Wiles, president of Herbie Wiles Insurance and former minority leader in the Florida state House of Representatives. We talk about the importance of listening, planning leadership succession, the signs of a healthy work culture, and more — have … Read more