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I often wonder what it takes to be a great leader. So many books on leadership out there to read ... so many coaches to take coaching from. And the greatest lessons of learning for me come from those who face adversity with grace and knowing. An inne...

Much has been written about leadership: how to go from being a good leader to a great one, how to inspire and motivate and even improve the lives of people who work for you while keeping an eye on the bottom line and profits. Even the Dalai Lama has written a book The Leader's Way" — The Art of Making the Right Decisions in Our Careers, Our Companies and the World at Large. Of course, his world view is one of kindness, compassion and respect for our fellow man and woman.

Women with Wings' leadership principles, research, workshops and conferences are also about honoring and respecting the human experience in all areas of life, including Corporate America, medicine, government, religion, education... not at the exclusion of strategic thinking, or financial expertise, calculated risk or fair governance, but in concert with.  Business author William Duggan calls it  “Strategic Intuition”  - or the meeting of experience with a flash of insight ... we, too, believe that experience coupled with intution can lead to fair and balanced, humane leadership. 

 

The 10 Principles of Leadership by A Woman with Wings

 

Alchemy:

A leader is like an alchemist, who changes leaded situations into gold.

 

Chaos:

From chaos, great things can be achieved.

 

Courage:

It takes great courage to be who you are.

 

Creativity:

Creativity only knows how to create.