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|Publication Date||In This Issue|
|Volume 9, Issue 1||Fall 2007||- Tapping Untapped Talent – Feeding Your Business Artists: Business artists represent significant untapped potential in your organization. Recognizing and working with them is key to tapping it.
- Is there Untapped Business Artistry in Your Organization? Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities. [They] are … people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant. – Charles Cerami
- Deb’s Corner – Using the “Wikipedia” Approach to Defining a Business Artist:
- Letters from Readers
|Volume 8, Issue 3||Fall 2006||- How Stars Form: A Leadership Metaphor from the Sciences: One must embrace the chaos within to give birth to a dancing star.
- What Are You Up To? You can try to be the best in the world, or be your best for the world. Make it a point to look for what’s right with the world and you’ll find it. – Dewitt Jones, National Geographic Photographer
- Deb’s Corner – Defining A Business Artist:
- Coaching in China
|Volume 8, Issue 2||May 2006||- Maximizing the ROI of Leadership Coaching. Companies can realize ROIs of over 500% with effective coaching … and that’s just the beginning.
- What Are You Up To? Our attachment to what we think we know is our greatest vulnerability, for it can blind us to what we have not yet seen. – Hannah S. Wilder
- Deb’s Corner – Beyond the financial ROI
- Announcing the Gifted Leadership Institute
|Volume 8, Issue 1||January 2006||
- Building a Coaching – e.g. Leadership – Culture. A culture of coaching is a culture of leadership.
|Volume 7, Issue 4||September 2005||- Leadership As Partnership – A Metaphor. Followers are limited by how much their leaders already know, how quickly they learn, and how much they’ll risk to learn more.
- What Are You Up To? Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. – Anonymous
- Deb’s Corner – Experiences of the "no, not that" approach to leadership
- Letter from the Editor
|Volume 7, Issue 3||July 2005||– The Burden of Giftedness – A Leadership Issue The gifted live with
major opportunity masquerading as major challenge…
– What Are You Up To? Done is better than perfect. – Mark LeBlanc
– Deb’s Corner – Letters from some who are gifted
|Volume 7, Issue 2||April 2005||– Gifted Executive "Addicts
– What Are You Up To? In choosing not to address an issue, at best the result will be a standstill. The next generation will pay dearly for it. – Carl Gustav Jung
– Deb’s Corner – Giftedness and Addiction – a businessperson’s story
|Volume 7, Issue 1||February 2005||– The Role of Multiple Intelligences in Leaders – It’s not how smart you are, but how you are smart.
– What Are You Up To? To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil. – Pearl Bailey
– Deb’s Corner – It’s not just about IQ
– Resources & News
– The Signs of Giftedness
|Volume 6, Issue 5||September 2004||– Beyond Diversity: Instinctive Inclusivity. Trust must be the foundation of any culture change around difference
– What Are You Up To? We are not yet free. We have merely achieved the freedom to be free. – Nelson Mandela
– Deb’s Corner – Experiences in Diversity
|Volume 6, Issue 4||July 2004||– Diversity and “Gifted” Adults: Abrasive executive on your staff? Could be the downside of being super smart.
– What Are You Up To? The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why. – Albert Einstein
– Deb’s Corner – Talented People, Unaware
– Resource Corner
|Volume 6, Issue 3||May 2004||– Diversity and Highly Sensitive People
– What Are You Up To? The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. - Albert Einstein
– Deb’s Corner – A Piece of My Experience
– Resource Corner
|Volume 6, Issue 2||March 2004||- Diversity – Perspectives from the Field
- Are You Up for It? The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller
- Deb’s Corner – More Perspectives from the Field
- Quotes of Note
- Coaching Resource Corner
|Volume 6, Issue 1||January 2004||- The Bigger Game – Comfort Zones
- Are You Up for It? The ultimate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind and still be able to function. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Deb’s Corner – Of Public Speaking, and other Comfort Zones
- Quotes of Note
- The Big Picture
|Volume 5, Issue 8||December 2003||- The Bigger Game – Sustainability
- Are You Up for It? [Learning and growth] take time. Haste and impatience can only defeat our purposes. – anonymous
- Deb’s Corner – About the Brahma Kumaris & an IBMer
- Letters to the Editor, And a Quote
- One Recipe for Sustainability
|Volume 5, Issue 7||October 2003||
- The Bigger Game – It’s All About Allies
|Volume 5, Issue 6||August 2003||- The Bigger Game – Bold Actions
- Are You Up for It? Whatever you can do, or dream that you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. – Goethe
- Deb’s Corner – Sarah Victory, and Going Public
- Letters to the Editor on Investments
- Notable Quotes
|Volume 5, Issue 5||July 2003||- The Bigger Game – Investments
- Are You Up for It? Vision is not enough. It must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs. –Vaclav Havel
- Deb’s Corner – Dog B.O.N.E.S. Healing energy for the aged, ill, and infirm
- Investments at IBM
- Letters to the Editor on Challenge Day
|Volume 5, Issue 4||June 2003||- The Bigger Game – The Gulp!
- Are You Up for It? Life’s challenges are not meant to paralyze you, they’re meant to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
- Deb’s Corner – Challenge Day
- Notable Quotes – The Power of Learning at J.P. Morgan Chase
- Letter to the Editor – A Participant’s Gulp
|Volume 5, Issue 3||May 2003||- The Bigger Game – Compelling Visions
- Are You Up for It? What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? – Robert Schuller
- Deb’s Corner – A Plumber’s Story
- From Good to Great – A mini book review
- Letter to the Editor – the CO! Foundation
|Volume 5, Issue 2||March 2003||- The Bigger Game – For What do you Hunger?
- Are You Up for It? Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress. – Thomas Edison
- Deb’s Corner – musings, personal and public, on hunger
- Quote of Note from Martha Graham to Agnes DeMille
- Letter to the Editor from the UK on the war.
|Volume 5, Issue 1||February 2003||- Playing your Bigger Game, Part 1 – The size and quality of the game you play designs who you are becoming
- Are You Up for It?
- Deb’s Corner: Thoughts on the Bigger Game, part 1
- A Strong Person vs A Person of Strength
- The Help Exchange
|Volume 4, Issue 3||December 2002||- An Elephant in the Room: What’s unspoken, in your company and in your life, can hurt you.
- Cape Town Adventure
- Deb’s Corner: Of Following and Challenging during Controversy
- And I Quote…
- A Message from Coaching in Prisons – Open Your Eyes!
- Are You Up for It? If you are, here’s how to sign up.
|Volume 4, Issue 2||Summer 2002||- Are You Playing Your Biggest Game? Overview of the Bigger Game leadership and change model.
- Workshop Roundup: Going Beyond Your Stop in Toronto.
- Deb’s Corner – Direct Communication
- 15 Minutes of Fame/Next Issue/Notable Quote
- On Being Fully Human In which we challenge, “Are You Up for It?”
|Volume 4, Issue 1||Winter 2002||– On Working Outside Large Organizations from The Elephant and the Flea by Charles Handy.
– Workshop Roundup Feedback on Dimensions of Leading in the UK and MA.
– Deb’s Corner – Thoughts on leadership, health, and impact on the world
- What is Catalysts for Change? Upcoming workshops, how to sign up.
|Volume 3, Issue 2||Fall 2001||– Supporting Your Vision.
– Workshop Roundup – Dimensions of Leading in NYC, Poland, and the UK.
– Deb’s Corner: On innies, outies, and assumptions of superiority.
– Principles of Leadership from The Founding Fathers on Leadership.
– What is Catalysts for Change? Upcoming workshops, how to sign up.
|May 2001||– Coaching – A Perspective
– Workshop Roundup: Power at Work in the UK; Dimensions of Leading in MA.
– Deb’s Corner: How I work, taking the risk to talk, Power at Work participants, news of Rick.
|Volume 2, Issue 1||July 1999||– Working Retreat Helps Business People Refocus
– Workshop Roundup Catalysts for Change Feedback, 4 months On
– Spirituality in the Workplace
– Deb’s Corner: The US move, finding profound lessons in unexpected places, welcome Karen, goodbye Rick.
|Volume 1, Issue 1||May 1998||– Results & Feedback on the pilot of Catalysts for Change
– Letter from the Editor: Review of Open Book Management