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Accountability, Action, and Aftermath: Leadership Lessons from Jacinda Ardern

By Karen Harris | Apr 12, 2019 | Comments Off

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Sadly, the news of mass killings rocks our news waves again and again in today’s world. One is too many, right? The aftermath of the recent tragedy in New Zealand is heartbreaking and solemn. We should do better, we think. We can do better. Where does that start?

Recently, Keynote Speaker and good friend Sam Silverstein shared his powerful thoughts on the extraordinary example of accountability leadership displayed by New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in a moving article. He perfectly sums up how and why her profound response to tragedy in her country makes her a leader of exceptional grace, empathy, and vision.

It is that leadership and vision that led her country to take swift and definitive action in the wake of tragedy. As reported in Vox, “After just one mass shooting, New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday voted 119-1 to ban most semiautomatic weapons and assault rifles in the country.” Her statement, “New Zealand stands apart in its widespread availability of weapons of such destructive nature and force. Today that anomaly ends.”

Ardern received praise from all around the globe for her strength and passionate response and quick action to the shooting.

Action in the wake of tragedy. Action in the presence of her grieving citizens. Action in response to senseless tragedy. Action with compassion. That’s the kind of leadership the world needs a whole lot more of.

Thank you, Sam, for your brilliant spotlight on the Prime Minister’s incredible accountability leadership. May we all learn from her steadfast examples.

Sam Silverstein: delivers leadership strategies, mindsets, and tools to organizations around the globe – helping them to leverage change, communicate more purposefully, and lead with accountability.

Your Best People are Leaving, and Sam Silverstein knows why

By Dori Pominville | Mar 26, 2019 | Comments Off

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Committing to Accountability - Sam Silverstein

By Dori Pominville | Nov 27, 2018 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIP8C60Bsa4&feature=youtu.be

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Developing Future Leaders - Sam Silverstein

By Dori Pominville | Jul 03, 2018 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wexDq-tw9UQ&feature=youtu.be

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It Takes Kids to Teach Accountable Leadership

By Sam Silverstein | Jun 05, 2018 | Comments Off

What happens when the way we have always done things isn’t working? What happens when change is necessary but we seem stuck in a pattern? What happens when a situation needs a leader, or in this case, leaders?

Each year gun violence in schools is rising. There are more reported incidents of children being harmed in schools than ever before. There does not seem to be an end in sight. What happens now?

What has happened is that the kids stood up and said “Never Again” and lead the March for Our Lives. Read the rest on Sam Silverstein's blog here.

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NEW Promo Video - Sam Silverstein

By Dori Pominville | Apr 23, 2018 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPQLVGpKNfY

The Highest Form of Leadership™ - Sam Silverstein

By Dori Pominville | Jan 17, 2018 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJMpHz1mNOs

Today’s organizations want leaders who can innovate. Explore diversity. Cultivate creativity. Foster a culture of positive change. Nurture cohesiveness. Define accountability. And bring their highest and best selves to the table each day. When they do? Employee engagement soars. Exponential growth is possible. Collaboration gets exciting. And productivity and profitability skyrocket.

Business Keynote Speaker Sam Silverstein shares game-changing strategies with audiences that help clearly define core values, connect them to every member of an organization, and make them the driving force behind every decision. Sam’s ability to help companies build rock-solid foundations and cut through the clutter and noise of distractions to provide crystal-clear vision for their future is part of why he gets invited back again and again.

It’s no longer enough to have a mission statement hung on a wall. Sam teaches business professionals from every level to take ownership of their company’s mission and vision and weave them throughout every facet of their company culture, business processes, customer connectivity, and communication. It is only when all of these components are working in tandem that a company can achieve their highest form of leadership™. Ready to take YOUR team to its highest level? Invite Sam in for your next event.

During this program, participants will learn how to:

    • Leverage the power of cultural values
    • Connect your culture to your people
    • Use your values to drive all decisions
    • Inspire accountability in your organization
    • Develop an innovate approach to leading your culture

The Struggle To Be Accountable - Sam Silverstein

By Dori Pominville | Oct 18, 2017 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qz87hMXi1I

The Accountable Leader Is Accountable To All - Sam Silverstein

By cmiadmin | Sep 27, 2017 | Comments Off

The devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Maria has been far beyond our imaginations. Communities have been completely destroyed and the rebuilding will be a long hard process. The lives lost cannot be measured in dollars and cents, and the emotional toll on families will never be forgotten.

When you are a leader your accountability is to all the people you lead not just those you desire to lead. We are accountable to people not to things, events or situations! If there has been any delay in the President of the United States responding to the people of Puerto Rico for reasons other than logistics we should think twice about how he is leading.

Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico are all U.S. territory. Puerto Ricans by law can move freely from the island to the mainland whenever they desire. They are American Citizens.

Anyone can lead when things are going great. The true test of the accountable leader comes when his or her people have a need. The people of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico have a need and that need is for their leader to stand up and speak words of encouragement and edification during this time when things look bad. All of America needs to hear the leader say, “We will come through this,” “We are all in this together,” “We will survive,” “Nothing will come between us.” The accountable leader knows that their real power is in their words and they choose those words carefully.

The accountable leader fully understands that he has a commitment to everyone he or she leads. The very name United States of America speaks to our ability to come together when our people are in need. And in time of crisis, we desire a leader who can unite.

Communities will eventually be rebuilt because of the resilient and compassionate attitude of the American people. The citizens of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico will do the work and the communities will come back stronger than ever before. Sometimes, we just need the leader to say, “It’s going to be okay.”

How to Navigate Change - Sam Silverstein

By cmiadmin | Sep 19, 2017 | Comments Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYsmGer-UrQ&t=2s

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