The best leadership book I've encountered in years isn't ostensibly about leading. The book is Teaching by Heart: One Professor's Journey to Inspire, by Thomas J. DeLong at Harvard. You'll love getting to know Tom and his passion for teaching, and you won't be able to help drawing some fabulous leadership lessons from him along the way.
Art Petty2020-03-04T08:52:40-06:00March 4th, 2020|
The best product managers, project managers, general managers, supervisors, sales managers, and every other leader I can think of who created success over a long period all exhibited the Four C's of: competence, credibility, connection, and caring.
Art Petty2020-03-01T07:28:40-06:00March 1st, 2020|
The world of business lost a giant thinker recently, who by all accounts was a fabulous person. I'm referencing Harvard's Clayton Christensen, perhaps best known for his thinking and books focused on The Innovator's Dilemma. Wally Bock and I connected on the latest episode of our podcast to talk about Christensen and his books.
Art Petty2020-02-25T09:36:32-06:00February 25th, 2020|
Here’s a little secret. When I use the phrase “emerging leader,” I’m talking about all of us. You’re never done learning to lead. Some of us are a bit more experienced, and others are more effective than others, yet even at retirement, the job of learning to lead is incomplete.
Art Petty2020-02-23T10:02:53-06:00February 23rd, 2020|
The opportunity to work with a coach in support of your development can be a game-changer for you in your career. Or not. The outcome, in large part, is up to you. Here are seven tips to help you get the most out of your coaching arrangement:
Art Petty2020-02-21T09:21:54-06:00February 21st, 2020|
Words matter! We all know this, yet for many, there's room to strengthen how we present and project ourselves in our daily exchanges with colleagues, team members, and bosses. In this episode of the Leadership and Management Book Talk Podcast, Wally Bock and I share our favorite resources for strengthening communication skills.
Art Petty2020-02-11T09:26:37-06:00February 11th, 2020|