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Transforming The Authority Issue

In any kind of leadership, you will soon discover how sensitive some people are around authority. One CEO, for example, reported getting feedback that he was too dictatorial. Even though he was right most of the time, his people felt stifled by his brilliance. Another...

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What Actually Moves the Needle

I often hear people tell me: “You cannot actually change people.” In the way this is spoken, it is totally true. Team leaders and marital partners alike know what it is like to bloody your head against the brick wall of trying to get someone to be who they are not....

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3 Ways to Ask More from Your People

These days, most leaders are asking more of their people. We have clients who have asked their teams for pay cuts or to defer salary, or departments to make sacrifices to meet reduction in force targets and do extra work to earn every available scrap of revenue. How...

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Find the Deeper Truth

When someone answers the question,"What’s up for you?" the response you receive will typically be a story or two about people and situations that are currently grabbing their attention. Inside those stories is often the kernel of a truth about the teller waiting to be...

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Just Say No

Many people report difficulties setting boundaries and drawing clear lines. This may be affecting your performance as well. Does it seem to you like there’s too much to do and not enough resources? Are you constantly worrying? Is there something you need to say to...

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Origination Happens in Dark Times

As you track a person’s life, there are obvious cycles and rhythms. Up times and down times. Same for a team, city or the planet even. For example the more sensitive among our clients report that, when they wake up in the morning, they can feel the mood of their city...

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David Lesser

David Lesser

Founder CEO

David is a social entrepreneur who believes the best way to change the world is to empower people to be more fully themselves. He has guided people and organizations through crucial transitions for over 35 years, acting as coach and confidant to CEOs and senior executives aspiring to the highest levels of personal growth.

David is passionate about learning from each other. He founded the Numina team to empower people everywhere to create their own personal network of support, to make the potent self emergence offered to CEO’s available to anyone.