Cultivating a ‘Culture of Appreciation’ in Your Corporate Family 

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.  Voltaire  It’s not often we include leadership lessons in our blogs which are gleaned from preschoolers and their parents, but in this case, the four-year-old’s reply to a compliment given by her mother seemed extremely apropos. The scene […]


Rest and Better Brain Power

I read a detailed article recently on the importance of rest and the brain’s ability to function at maximum capacity. Although the length of the article alone nearly put me to sleep after a long day, I found much of the evidence shared in the Scientific American piece extremely valuable. I especially needed to be […]

By Jared Wilke | What's Happening

Emotional Quotient and You: A Tale of Two Leaders

“The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee, and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.” John D. Rockefeller For many in the large company we worked with years ago, it truly was the best of times—and the worst of times.  […]

By Jared Wilke | LEADing Edge Topics

10 Goals for Today’s Working Women (and the men in your lives!) Part II

In a previous blog, I shared five of ten goals that I believe are beneficial for today’s working women, and the men in their lives too. It is my belief that if men could kindly encourage the women in their lives to follow the values/principles shared here via accountability, both men and women would benefit […]


Is IPR Really Better than CSR?

I read an article recently detailing the differences between an In-Person Relationship (IPR) and a Cyberspace Relationship (CSR). Aside from my initial frustration with more acronyms to be aware of, the subject intrigued me because this discussion is a current hot topic for all types of families today—personal and corporate. While virtual interactions between people […]


Boldly Leading

We recently covered the failures of the Galactic Empire that you can learn from in the Star Wars series. In this post we wanted to continue to learn from some of our favorite science fiction stories. This time we will explore the leadership lessons we can learn from one of the most famous captains from […]

By Jared Wilke | What's Happening

“Your Lack of Faith Disturbs Me”

A blog post for Forbes Magazine recently covered the major lessons that can be learned from the Galactic Empires’ leadership mistakes in the original Star Wars trilogy. The author discusses five mistakes that leaders in our world should learn from. While you can read the original post at the Forbes website, but here is a […]


If You’re Micro-Managing, You’re not Leading

A few days ago, the Harvard Business Review blog discussed how it is in the best interest for executives and project managers to micro-manage their teams. In that blog, the recent multi-billion dollar loss of JPMorgan and Chase under CEO Jamie Diamond was used as an example of why business leaders need to micro-manage everything […]

By Jared Wilke | What's Happening
Page 1 of 21Last »


Our online EQ metric and 30+ online courses are all designed for your Personal, Team and Executive LEADership. LEADon® provides supplementary research-based resources The Leading Edge: 9 Strategies for Improving Internal and Intentional Leadership and Corporate Family Matters: Creating and Developing Organizational Dynasties. LEADon® also offers numerous blogs, podcasts and white papers on relevant topics for today’s exceptional leaders.

LEADon Services

Online learning can provide valuable knowledge in a convenient delivery method, however, we recognize that there are times that you may be left with a desire for more. We can provide onsite consultation, keynotes, WebEx, and coaching. Please contact us if you have additional needs that you believe we can help you or your company with.

Learn more >>


PO Box 503377
San Diego, CA USA 92150
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.