If you start talking about leadership, you may get several different reactions; everything from eye-roll to serious looks. Regardless of the guru you follow or the school where you took leadership training, there is one key question that remains. Will your leadership ability be deep or wide? If you’re thinking about big organizations with high […]
In recent posts, I’ve explored two great themes that have received a lot of attention on social media. Leaders and managers can benefit from both ideas. Today, we’re going to do a mash-up of the two.
Leaders need to be cautious about getting too caught up in the excitement of something new. Moving ahead on excitement alone can leave you exposed, just like the Emperor in the fable.
Having the right perspective in life is vitally important, but it has special meaning for people in leadership positions.
In this edition, I have no new material to share. In honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday, I simply want to say THANK YOU to the many who have chosen to follow my blog, podcasts, and videos. It is you, the reader/listener/viewer who bless me with your interest and comments. The date we call Thanksgiving is […]
Across the wide spectrum of mindsets you might have when you walk through the door each day, how often does gratitude make it to the front of your list? If you’re like many of the executive leaders out there, you probably aren’t thinking about being thankful on a daily basis. Not everyone thinks gratitude is […]
A confused mind says NO. If you confuse the people around you, the overall performance will be greatly reduced or even eliminated.
Visit the best business schools on the planet and you are likely to hear a robust debate about the virtues of leadership. The central question is whether great leaders are born or bred; nature versus nurture. One theory argues that true leadership is an inborn trait that few possess. The other popular and prevailing thought […]
Dan was recognized as a strong and effective leader. He had earned the respect from the CEO and other senior leaders at his company. In his newest assignment, he had been working hard to establish the framework of trust that he knew would be vital to the team’s success. From the very first day as […]
Busy-ness is all around us. You hear complaints about how tired and frustrated people can be because of all the work they have going on.