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Archive for February, 2015

Authentic Leaders with a DIALtone

“There’s really nobody to blame but me.”

This was Pete Carroll’s sentiment after Seahawks lost in the recent SuperBowl.

The relentless quest for Disruptive Innovations and Authentic Leadership (DIAL) is a journey. This is not the traditional electronic dialtone from yesteryear but is discovered mindfully from within (for brevity, DIALtone) and in action in a social media and mobile world.

DIALtone leaders scale for excellence and build resilient championship organizations. Mind you, this is neither a typographical or (re)branding exercise since that is below tablestakes for individuals or organizations who prefer to be “great by choice”.

What can I learn from Pete Carroll’s authenticity in order to re-calibrate my DIALtone?