It was a fascinating experience in contrasting decision-making styles. One moved fast and made decisions on the run. The other studied an issue until the perfect answer emerged. According to HBR, high performing CEOs exhibit speed and conviction when it comes to decision-making.
Growing the leadership pipeline is mission critical for every organization. Unfortunately, this process is either missing in action or based on old-world approaches in too many organizations. This articles offers 6 ideas to jump-start your thinking on refreshing and reinvigorating your emerging leader development efforts.
Few of us are exposed to what it means to follow effectively, yet followership is requisite for success in every organizational and business setting. This article offers a fresh perspective on the role and 8 key behaviors of effective followers.
The best of our society are those brave men and women who selected service in support of country over self. Our way of life and our hope for the future rests on the foundation so many have labored so long and sacrificed so much for in our still young country. To those who serve today, [...]
Instead of worrying about career planning, treat your professional work as a series of adventures and explorations, and prepare accordingly.
Most executives and CEOs agree on the importance of identifying and developing leadership talent in their firms. However, many emerging leader developpment programs have one or more key gaps. This article identifies four of the most common gaps and offers ideas to eliminate them and improve results.
Remote work policies are under fire in technology and other pioneers of this practice. IBM's recent announcement that all remote workers must either rejoin a physical IBM location or leave the company is the latest example. After a decade of living and supporting remote working in my technology companies, I still see some pros and cons, but it is not a binary issue.
The transition from peer to boss is awkward, clumsy, and filled with opportunities to misstep. This article offers 9 ideas to help guide you through this process.
I hate learning about interesting leaders once they are gone. The same goes for remarkable musicians, except the musician’s output lingers, potentially inspiring new generations. The leader’s wisdom fades along with those they touched directly. Here's some wisdom worth passing on via your own actions:
Almost every manager can relate to having to navigate a toxic employee situation. If managed improperly (or ignored), it can actually make you ill. This article offers some guidance on dealing fairly and firmly with this situation.