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Mentored by her grandfather who was a direct disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, Leena Patel has been in leadership positions; empowering groups and organizations and leading change, since the age of 16.

Through her grandfather, she learned that leadership begins with each individual stepping up to take personal responsibility for how they show up. No system, process, or technique in the world will make you successful or give you longevity in the marketplace until you have mastered how to lead yourself first.

Did you know that just 33% of the US workforce truly love their jobs, and are fulfilled, happy, and engaged at work? Imagine having a dozen, a 100, or 500 employees and knowing that the other two thirds are mentally checked out. They’re basically made up of people that are either doing the bare mi
Every leader wants to innovate. To break with tradition and bring in new-and-improved version of products in the marketplace is a necessity in today's fast changing economy... but it's not always easy to accomplish. Obstacles to innovation will surface - it's a matter of when, not if - a
Millennials are set to make up 50 percent of the global workforce by 2020, and 75 percent by 2025. With a recent Gallup poll showing that 55% of millennials are "not engaged at work" (meaning they are going through the motions) and an additional 16% are "actively disengaged" (meaning they have menta
We have developed a tendency in the world to put the responsibility of creating change with those in power. Whether it’s the leaders of our government or leading figures in business or in the media or celebrities within the arts. It’s time to stop repeating this detrimental behavioural pattern o
Although many people like to blame outside circumstances for their lack of results, believe it or not, the greatest threat to your success actually comes from the inside, not the outside. Listed below are ten progress killers that will make or keep you performing at a run-of-the-mill level in the
Have you ever found yourself wondering any of the following:   "What is my contribution?" “What kind of impact do I want to make in the world?” "What kind of legacy do I want to leave?"   It’s a common human need to want to leave a mark in the world, and we can do so in a number of di
-- As Seen on Fox5 --   The Las Vegas Massacre: How You Can Help   Living in Las Vegas, I've received dozens of phone calls, text messages, emails, and messages on social media from strangers and friends alike, asking if I'm fine. Yes, I reassure people. "I am fine." But can I really s
Do you have a process in place of how to assess how ready your staff, customers, and suppliers are to support your vision of change in the future?         Here I have identified seven categories that can help you to identify what needs to be put in place for your leader's vision to be
Want to progress in your career and refine your skill as a leader? Perhaps it's time to go back to basics and deepen your self awareness. When you know yourself, you can leverage what works and work on what is holding you back with a more laser sharp focus. Plus, being conscious of your own emot
  We are living at a time in history in which we are facing the biggest battle of our lives. With personal relationships and families disintegrating, businesses starting and then crumbling before they've even taken off, or struggling because they not able to adapt to a fast-paced and ever-cha
Are you meetings long, unproductive, time-wasting scenarios? Mix things up and take a walk...   Most every leader in the business world I know is busy. I mean insanely busy. I’m sure many of you reading this are no exception. The clients of mine that are not busy are the ones that are retired or
Communications ?s ?n? ?f th? m?st ?m??rt?nt effective leadership traits ?nd ?r?b?bl? ?n? ?f th? m?st overlooked. ?h? ability t? communicate t? ??ur employees, business partners, th? media, ?nd ??ur customers ?s critical. ?t’s n?t ?ust ?b?ut g?tt?ng ??ur message ?ut, but g?tt?ng th? r?ght message ?

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