Can the “Real Me” Lead and Succeed? – Part 1

Five Building Blocks for Closing the Gap Between Personal and Executive Presence  Part 1: Minding the Gap By Julie Benezet “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”  The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde gives what seems like obvious advice. However, for many leaders that’s easier said than done. It is not that they don’t want to be […]

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Introducing “The View from the Treehouse”

Rebranding the Blog Introducing “The View from the Treehouse” By Julie Benezet My first book, The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None, opens with a scene of me perched in my Colorado treehouse. I did so in response to the challenge of a valued advisor […]

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Taking the “Micro” Out of Micromanagement

By Julie Benezet: We’ve all met this person. It might even be you. They blow into the room, point in your direction and tell you exactly how to do something down to the tiniest detail: the choice of font, the photos to be inserted, or the attendee list for a meeting. The tone of voice […]

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If You Want People to Step Up, You Must Get Off the Step: Three Key Things to Make Leadership Succession Happen

By Julie Benezet: A familiar lament heard among senior leaders these days is, “I can’t get my leadership team to propose, let alone champion new ideas to beat our competition and attract new customers. They just submerge themselves in ongoing projects and leave me to do the heavy lifting.” Whether the comment comes from senior […]

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Birthing a Book to Bring New Life to Leadership

Dear Friends, After two years in the making (not counting four years of thinking), I can answer the question, “WHERE is the book?” with, “The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None is currently available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble & eBooks everywhere.” I now understand what authors mean when they describe writing and […]

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