"The Spiritual Practice of Conscious Leadership" - An Interview with Jeffrey Deckman | The Transformative Leader Podcast 047

In this episode of The Transformative Leader Podcast, I’m pleased to be speaking with seasoned entrepreneur, leadership consultant, speaker, and kindred spirit, Jeffrey Deckman. Jeffrey is an internationally recognized thought leader and award-winning author in the emerging field of Conscious Leadership. Since 2005, Jeff has been a leadership and organizational performance consultant with his company, Capability Accelerators, where business owners and executives take their organizations and leadership teams to the next level using twenty-first century processes. Jeff is also an avid student of many spiritual traditions and a stage 4 cancer “thriver,“ and his brings his depth of experience to bear in his teachings and his practice.

The Pre-requisites of Transformative Leadership

I get asked all the time about what is required to show up as a Transformative Leader. They are usually very good questions because of how deceptively simple they seem. Can anyone be a Transformative Leader? What kind of …

The Profound Power of Unconditional Commitments

I often emphasize that, while acquiring knowledge and skill and developing functional expertise may be enough to produce certain desired results, effective leadership goes well beyond knowing things and being able to do things. Being and showing up as an effective leader comprises a process of cultivating a series of realizations and personal choices in response to those realizations, the culmination of which produces much more profound impacts that any mere knowledge or skill ever could. That is precisely why most of my teaching and writing and speaking on the topic of leadership has to do with generating the right conversations and thought processes, ones out of which moments of truth are able to arise. It is in these moments of truth, when the reader, listener, or workshop participant makes a personal choice to truly commit to a cause and stay the course no matter what, that transformation begins in earnest.

The Characteristics of Extraordinary Leadership Workshops

During the time we were living in Thailand, I remember shopping for a pair of jeans on one of our annual home leave visits back to the US and feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed by the vast number of options that had become available …