In this video, Ginny Whitelaw, author of The Zen Leader, discusses the importance of spending the effort and energy to lead like a Zen Leader. Order your copy of The Zen Leader now! While you wait for it to arrive, take a look inside.
I was having a conversation the other day about whether listening should be a core competency for leaders. There were a lot of interesting perspectives, but all agreed that listening… truly being present, attentive and hearing what’s being said… was paramount. But one important factor seemed missing from this conversation — you need to be […]
“It was the first time in my own writing that I really felt I could get out of my own way. And I hope that same sense of inspiration comes across to the readers.” – Ginny Whitelaw, author of The Zen Leader. Click on the video below for Ginny’s complete response to this question.
Ginny Whitelaw, author of The Zen Leader, discusses what lead her to write this book. For the latest videos and updates make sure to “Like” The Zen Leader Facebook page. Also, take a peek through the first 27 pages of The Zen Leader.
I admit it… I’ve fallen head over heels for The Zen Leader. Not a person, mind you, but a fantastic new book by Ginny Whitelaw that can change your life. I know this sounds like an overstatement, but it’s not. The Zen Leader walks you, chapter by chapter, through 10 “flips” that will take you from barely managing […]
It’s almost painful to watch: Mitt Romney crossing the stage. His gait totters to hold a torso too stiff. His upright carriage looks nearly crackable as the questions come zinging in and he repeats what he thinks is the right answer – for this audience. I like Mitt Romney; his father was the governor of […]
To answer this question, we first need to have an understanding of what zen brings to the leadership equation. In the simplest terms, zen is a state of being fully connected. Terms like “whole self” and “whole leadership” have been used to describe zen, which makes it seem that the path (and the payoff) to […]
I have a dad who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Well, maybe this statement isn’t exactly right. He struggles and those around him suffer, is probably closer to the truth. As his condition deteriorates, I find myself becoming more and more an extension of himself, telling him where to put the garden gloves and how to find […]