How Would We Lead If We Believed Humans Were A Peaceful Species?
February 13, 2018
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf
During this conversation, we talk about peacefulness – and leading toward an increased level of peacefulness. We explore the idea as humans as a peaceful species – and his search for communities that are already peaceful to emulate. We talk about a broad range of topics focusing on living in turbulent times and Mike’s reflections cultivated from a very successful career working across the globe. 1. We are defined by our self-awareness and our connection with others. We must be able to shift our selves and cultures as the world changes. 2. If we are not adapting our world view, we want to move to the past because that is what we know and where we think we will feel safer. Now, we must address the anxieties people face. 3. How do we identify places that are peaceful and replicate them rather than "fixing" or making peace? He wraps the conversation up with Mike's recommendations for what every leader needs to cultivate to promote peacefulness in their lives and work.
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Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.
Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.
Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.
As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.