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First Do Nothing.

First Do Nothing.

| July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

 Battle the Mischief of Assumptions  By Elle Allison-Napolitano, PhD. Copyright© 2015, All Rights Reserved.     Lately, I’ve been thinking about how assumptions create a lot of   mischief in families, communities, and in teams and organizations. I’ve certainly blundered from my own assumptions often enough that now, whenever I catch myself feeling Absolutely Certain, I […]

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How Women Cultivate Leadership Resilience: Three Practices

How Women Cultivate Leadership Resilience: Three Practices

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Copyright©2015 Elle Allison-Napolitano All Rights Reserved In my previous article, titled “Women Leaders are Strong as Hell,” I wrote about the assets needed for resilient leadership and how those assets are harder to come by for women. In this post I focus on what women can do to cultivate leadership resilience. Leveraging qualities that help everyone grow […]

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That Old Harvard MBA Oath, Wisdom, and the Greater Good

That Old Harvard MBA Oath, Wisdom, and the Greater Good

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

By: Elle Allison-Napolitano Copyright©2015, All RIghts Reserved   Inspired by a desire to win back public confidence and trust, values that were lost in a mudslide of scandals, swindles, and corporate greed, students from the 2009 graduating class of Harvard Business School wrote the MBA Oath. It opens with this paragraph: As a manager, my purpose […]

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Flywheel: Transformational Leadership Coaching that Plays a Bigger Game

Flywheel: Transformational Leadership Coaching that Plays a Bigger Game

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Elle Allison, PhD. (C) All RIghts Reserved Leadership Coaching is a fabulous strategy for sustaining leadership and leaders. When leaders have leadership coaches, they have thought partners who are committed to doing their “coaching thing” during coaching conversations, while they reflect on their work and take action to move initiatives forward. What if Your Coaching […]

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Leadership Resilience: Step into new realities with grace and pluck.

Leadership Resilience: Step into new realities with grace and pluck.

| March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

(C) 2012 By Elle Allison, PhD.All rights reserved. When disruptive change occurs, resilient leaders face a defining moment: will they step into the new reality with grace and pluck, or will they fail to see the new opportunities before them? You see, exceptional personal resilience is so much more than remaining steady in the face […]

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Leadership Resilience Inventory

Leadership Resilience Inventory

| February 13, 2012

Welcome to the leadership resilience inventory! This is the same inventory from the book Bounce Forward: The Extraordinary Resilience of Leadership (Allison-Napolitano, 2014) and the book for nurses: The Extraordinary Resilience of Nurse Leadership published by the American Nurses Association, 2015. Before you click the link below to go to the inventory, remember that the inventory […]

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