I’ve long been fascinated by the mindsets and actions people have at the end of one year and the start of the next. The phenomenon of the New Year’s Resolution is just one part of this fascination. There is something about the turning of the calendar that makes many of us optimistic, hopeful, and ready […]
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Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our November Festival is all about Dreams and Callings. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Finding Our Dreams and Callings “There are those who look at things the way they are and ask, ‘Why?’ I dream of […]
Relationships in business are often first established in forums where technical topics are discussed. Asking insightful questions, listening attentively to what others have to say, validating someone else’s viewpoint with your own experiences, and sharing useful information will start to establish your credibility. These behaviors also signal your sincerity to build mutually beneficial relationships versus […]
I’ve been writing a series of posts over at About.com Management and Leadership covering use of the 9 box performance and potential matrix for succession planning and leadership development. The latest installment is how to use the 9 box to diagnose development needs and come up with “box appropriate” development ideas: Others in the series include: […]
I spend several hours each week helping my young neighbors improve their English. Last week one of the girls brought a library book that she had chosen for a book report. She chose the book because it was short – not because of the content. It was a book about an all black baseball team in […]
It’s almost always easier to say “yes” than “no”–in the short run. “Yes, it’s okay for you to treat me that way.” ‘Yes, I’ll stay late tonight and miss dinner again– after all my wife won’t say ‘no.’ “ “Yes, it’s okay skip my workout.” “Yes, your work is fine” (even though it could be better.) […]
Leadership Development For Informal Leaders by Robert Bacal Some Pitfalls To Consider When Thinking About Developing An Informal Leader In Understanding Informal Leaders In An Organization (and Benefiting From Them) we provided a brief overview of the power of informal leaders in organizations. It makes sense for formal leaders to recognize the pivotal roles these “influence leaders” […]
There is more than one way to skin a cat, or in this case, to assess for leadership potential using the performance and potential 9 box matrix. over at About.com Management and Leadership Development to find out how.
One of the most common questions that I get about goals is: how BIG should they be? And today I have a story from the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series that will help answer this question. It is a common question – how big should I make my goals? The question comes from […]
I’m looking forward to tomorrow when I sit down, thanks to G+, with my accountability partner for the past two years. We’re going to do a year in review for our businesses and take a strategic look forward into the new year; It’s time for some vision fine-tuning, goals and planning. Truthfully, we both have […]