Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Bill Joiner’s Leadership Agility Blog

Continued writing with occasional podcasts on Leadership Agility, the research-based book on stages of personal and leadership development. This blog captures and extends the book's key ideas; shares new insights, research, and applications from client work; and shows how Leadership Agility relates to current issues.  Comments welcome!  You can also follow Bill on Twitter: @leaderagility

Leadership Agility and Conscious Business

Three young entrepreneurs in the Netherlands have put together an impressive, globally-broadcast series of  interviews called Wake up the Workplace.  They say, “We spent about a year planning and designing this series because we’re fascinated by the emergence of more conscious ways of doing business.  We wanted to create a space for a global conversation […]

Keith Johnston – Oxfam

Debbie Whitestone and I had a lovely dinner last night with Keith Johnston, the founding chair of Oxfam New Zealand and now chair of Oxfam International. As he says on his website, “I believe that as global citizens it is within our power to eliminate poverty and to confront injustice. Working with Oxfam on local, […]

Leadership Agility and Leadership for Change

For the past 9 years, I’ve served as an adjunct faculty member for an outstanding mid-career leadership development program based at Boston College: Leadership for Change. This program is the product of a remarkable collaboration between the Dept. of Sociology and the Carroll School of Management at BC. (Bill Torbert is also on the faculty […]

Agility and Corporate Responsibility

I was watching TV earlier tonight and saw Stephen Colbert interview Jeff Schwartz, CEO of Timberland. What stood out in Colbert’s bantering interview (besides Jeff’s boots) was this CEO’s passionate commitment to corporate responsibility. Made me want to learn more about his guy and his company. Elsewhere, Schwartz has said: “We must consider the consequences […]