Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time

For those leading and managing, it's time to change. The life-safety of our colleagues is of paramount importance in every sector. The economic safety of our employees is right there with the financial security of our customers. And, the road ahead isn't clearly marked. We'll have to navigate together. 

Leadership and Management Book Talk #8: Robert Iger and The Ride of a Lifetime

Reading Robert Iger's The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company was truly a joy. Wally Bock concurred, and we go on in this fun Leadership and Management Book Talk podcast episode to share the many reasons why we both love this book! 

Leadership and Management Book Talk #7: Talking About Clayton Christensen

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.

Reframing Your Relationship with Influence, Power, and Office Politics

It turns out, ignoring or avoiding the political environment in your workplace is naïve and career limiting. Instead, you need to rethink and reframe your relationship with office politics and focus on building clean-power. Here are seven ideas to help:

Still Time to Join the Experienced Manager Program

There’s no other program quite like this for experienced managers striving to level-up, with the mix of topics, guest experts, coaching, e-learning, and development support. Our Winter 2020 Cohort kicks off Wednesday, January 15, 2020, however, there's still time to join.

8 Tips to Help You Succeed in High-Stress Management Meetings

As you rise through the ranks and gain responsibility in your career, you will increasingly find yourself in high-stakes communication situations with management teams or boards. Regardless of your great results, you're likely to encounter one or more antagonists interested in devaluing you and your perspective. Here are 8-tips to help you prepare for and win in those difficult communication situations:

The Leader’s Role in Accelerating Strategy Execution

The role of top leaders in guiding strategy creation is well documented. Less understood is that once the strategy is formed and shared, the leader’s actions must focus on minimizing organizational friction—the processes, cultural nuances, and political and personal impediments that threaten the organization’s speed-of-execution.

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Leadership and Management Book Podcast #3—Biographies

For this episode, the focus is on biography. Specifically, we each selected two of our favorite biographies and offer reasons why these are fabulous reads for anyone open to learning from inspirational characters.

Level-Up as a Manager in 2020—New Live-Online Program

A one-of-a-kind professional development experience for managers seeking to strengthen personal and group performance starting in January 2020. Join leadership expert, Art Petty, for The Experienced Manager program where we blend live-online plus coaching plus e-learning to support your personal-professional development and growth.