Who do you think of as a leader? What makes them a leader?  How do you differentiate good leaders from great ones? We define leadership as the ability to motivate oneself and others to take positive action toward a goal.  Note that we start with motivating...

By Laura Huckabee-Jennings, CEO – Economic change, technological change, environmental change, political change. It seems that we are surrounded by ever-accelerating change.  Darwin said that it is those who are most responsive to change that thrive. Not the most intelligent, not the strongest or wiliest, but the...

When we think about great organizations - those that seems to last decade after decade and reinvent themselves to respond to changing markets, technologies, competitors and other external conditions, we find that they share some fundamental characteristics that shift their ability to respond instead of...

At Transcend, we believe that collaboration is fundamental to driving business performance and is a hallmark of the fearless organization.  We also believe that collaboration is a key indicator of a high-functioning leadership culture.  Here's our view on what makes collaboration so important, what it...

Trust is one of the fundamental pillars of organizations that go from good to truly great, and the difference between LITO (leaders in title only) and effective and fearless Leaders. Trust consists of three elements occurring at the same time: knowing the positive benefits of a...