The power of quiet grace

It has always been my contention that the best leaders always remember that nothing happens without other people.  Sometimes it is hard to remember that the leaders must also take into account that they, too, are people. And at times it might be difficult for those who look up to leaders to remember that.  I […]

Cross-Cultural – Cross-Purposes

Cross-cultural communications is a hot topic for businesses for an interesting reason:  Businesses and the people in them are convinced that if they could just surmount the huge challenges offered in a cross-cultural environment they could make teams and strategies soar. Really? One of the major challenges of your personal and professional leadership is the […]

Your Speech was a key factor in making PDS a very successful Conference

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Your dynamic Speech at our Professional Development Symposium (PDS) received rave reviews from the attendees. Feedback we received included “I learned more in the first five minutes of Kimi Ziemski’s Speech “Effective Communications – How a Soft Skill is the Hard Currency of Project Management Productivity” than I learned […]

Kimi provides: better personal leadership, communications, progression, success, and fulfillment.

“It’s easy to find workshop and seminar leaders who know their stuff. It’s easy to find workshop leaders who are smart and funny. It’s easy to find a charismatic individual to fill your head with information. BUT… it’s very had to find all of those individuals wrapped into one that actual provides more than anticipated. […]

Boundaries, discretion and lies

Perhaps one of the most important areas of leadership is trust – the trust that we can and will be truthful. Aligned with that is the trust that you will not inflict harm.   Part of that trust is the trust that you will take care to avoid inflicting harm accidentally – either to your […]

When your leadership is in what you don’t do

What you don’t do. It can be odd to think of your leadership style, your communications style or professional identity in terms of what you don’t do.   Think, for a moment, about what is involved in what you don’t do. The morality that is the foundation of the ethics that come in to play […]

Self-control, forgiving, and truly assessing your leadership value

Are you always proud of the way that you’ve handled situations?  I confess, I’m not. And, as we go into a new year, it seemed appropriate to reflect on that simple confession. Every morning I awake with a goal of being a better person than I was.  And every day I disappoint myself a little. […]

Cameraman or First Responders?

It has been a long time and my person struggle with some of my leadership dilemmas have been my focus. Right now, however, I cannot let a recent incident go. A young father, a soldier, lost his life on a street in south London while people were in the vicinity.  After viciously stealing the life […]