Trust Your Story (and Other Tips on Leading Positive)

Sep 4 2014

By Kathy Cramer Ph.D., originally posted on Kathy’s Psychology Today blog, Lead Positive on September 4, 2014.

This is Part 2 of the series, Part 1 can be found here.

Emotional development and building self-trust has been a recurring theme throughout Kevin Cashman’s life and career as a leadership coach. In part two of Kevin’s inspiring Lead Positive profile, Kevin discusses how an unlikely business partnership fueled his emotional development and how he learned to trust in his talents and purpose.

Kevin Cashman 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.

Who had the biggest influence on you?

Maharishi was one of the people (see part one).  Another key influence was a business partner.  He’s passed on now:  Sidney Reisberg.

I took him on as a business partner when he was 73 years old.  Everyone said, “Oh my God.  He should be retired,” but this guy was really amazing and fit so many different needs psychologically, spiritually, and business-wise.  Sidney was just the right person at the right time for my needs and development …

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