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The Character-Based Leader Book!

Posted by Giana Consulting on Thursday, August 9, 2012, In : Leadership 

"One Voice on Character & Leadership from 21 Authors."

Written by 21 Authors from the United States, Canada and Mexico  that connected virtually through The Lead Change Group over a shared passion for Character-Based Leadership.  Follow this link to receive a "sneak peek" at one chapter from the book.   

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Accepting the TENSION Between Vision & Reality

Posted by Giana Consulting on Friday, September 30, 2011, In : Leadership 

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People are not toothpaste tubes.

Posted by Giana Consulting on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, In : Leadership 

“The world is crying out for leaders who build up, nurture & enhance; rather than tear down, exploit and dominate.”  Laurie Beth Jones

 As the recession gained momentum, I heard an analogy from a manager about how a tube of toothpaste can seem empty but if you keep squeezing there is a little more in there.  The point that was being made, was that if you keep squeezing people, you will get more out of them and that you should just keep squeezing. 

 That image still makes my stomach chur...

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The Heart of a Leader

Posted by Giana Consulting on Saturday, April 30, 2011, In : Leadership 

 Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”  C.S. Lewis


I love this photo of the Lion.  It is such a strong visual of traits I admire in leaders.  Strong, Confident, Peaceful, Wise, and Courageous - Fully aware of who he is and what he stands for, calm and relaxed, yet alert and watchful.  Able to fully enjoy life as he currently knows it, and yet courageous enough to leave his comfort zone, and use his voice or his strength to empower...

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Chery Gegelman

President, Giana Consulting Chery helps individuals and organizations seek truth, connect dots, solve problems and amplify their potential. She is a co-author of the Lead Change book “The Character-Based Leader."

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