By Kathy Cramer Ph.D., originally posted on Kathy’s Psychology Today blog, Lead Positive on August 28, 2014.
Rarely, if ever, have I encountered such a self-aware, emotionally intelligent leader as Kevin Cashman. Kevin is a best-selling author of The Pause Principle and Leadership from the Inside Out, coach And senior partner at Korn Ferry, and pioneer of the “grow the whole person to grow the whole leader” approach to integrated leadership development. He was also recently named one of the top ten thought leaders by Leadership Excellence magazine.
As you read Kevin’s thought-provoking and inspiring answers to these Lead Positive Profile questions, reflect on your own signature moments, best mentors, and limiting beliefs. Let Kevin’s personal insights be an invitation for you to gain new insights into what shaped you as the leader you are today
1. What were three signature moments in your life that have shaped and strengthened your leadership assets?
You talk about signature presence; our term is “core purpose.” It’s this intersection of your unique talents, values, service and contributions. So these are some of the moments that honed my core purpose …