If you bring all of who you are to the leadership table, some people will hate your style. In fact, it’s likely that a few “important” people will not “like” you. Authenticity is intimidating, and scares those with the most to hide. Far easier to lead like everyone else and be groomed to fit a mold. Similarly, letting people see […]
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Did you ever wonder, when you hear stories about workforce reductions followed shortly thereafter by record earnings and generous management bonuses why some people get rewarded for failing and stay employed and others seemingly get penalized for doing exactly what was expected of them? Me too! Did you ever wonder why you couldn’t make […]
When it comes to coaching others, we often make the same mistake that I made with a “backwards” shower faucet. Intrigued? Check out this episode of Remarkable TV for my leadership lessons from the shower. Successful coaching starts with understanding and empathy of the other person, not with our agenda or normal approach. @KevinEikenberry (Tweet […]
Over the last few weeks I’ve been spending time with quite a few successful senior executives and have been asking them a lot of questions about what makes them tick. I’ve noticed they seem to have a lot in common in regards to the way they approach their careers and job. Read my latest article […]
Together You Stand, Divided You Fall from Chery Gegelman “Together You Stand, Divided You Fall”Click To Tweet – Powered By CoSchedule …You’ve heard it before, maybe a million times. Does it mean anything to you? This slideshare was one of the first articles I wrote when I started blogging and it carries a very important […]
I just wrapped up one of our biggest family trips of the year, from Australia back to the USA, with a few stops for some pre and post family visit adventures. In total, our family spent close to 60 hours in the air as we moved around for our nearly three-week whirlwind. Before we left, […]
There is an alternative way to address an employee performance problem without having to go through a long, drawn out formal disciplinary process, and avoids the stigma of having been fired from a job.It’s called “coaching someone out of a job”.Read my latest article at About.com Management and Leadership to find out how.
My hope is that this headline makes you wonder. Perhaps you are guessing what the skill is. Perhaps you are thinking I am pretty presumptuous to suggest I know the most important skill you need, after all, I don’t know you, your experience or what you do for a living. This skill is so ubiquitous […]
How would you answer the question: Do most leaders lead with true authenticity? Sadly, if you’re like my MBA students, the majority of you will likely vote no. You’d share stories of strategic ambiguity, or leaders letting greed and stock price trump once solid values. One student shared, “I honestly think most leaders start out […]
About a month ago, I recommended a new book titled How the World Sees You (read that recommendation here). Since that recommendation and the release of the book on July 1, the book has made #2 on the New York Times Best seller list and #1 on the Wall Street Journal list. This book helps […]