The title of this piece may sound familiar, not that you’ve seen it before but certainly you’ve seen countless others sounding a similar refrain, ‘Eureka! We’ve found the key to leadership!” Except we haven’t and we likely won’t given the place we look from as we continue to ponder the question of how to produce […]
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When it comes to building a business online (or even offline), there is one thing you ABSOLUTELY need to set yourself up for success: an engaged mailing list. By “engaged,” I mean a list packed with people eager to learn more about what you do, who want to stay updated on what’s going on in your […]
Can a manager learn to be an effective coach? Yes! But they have to be willing to let go of some assumptions and pick up some new skills. Read to find out how.
You need your team to get to the next level. Tomorrow. Actually, you’d prefer if some of them could get there this afternoon. After all, the stack ranks don’t lie, and you need traction. Fast. No time for theory, you need execution. You’ve talked to your A players and have a good understanding of their […]
Several years ago, I was in a meeting with leadership expert Michael Maccoby when he was asked the difference between leadership and management. He gave very simple, elegant response. “Management,” he said, “is a role. Leadership is a relationship.” Leaders are not leaders without followers. People don’t follow because someone has a title. They follow […]
Few parents REALLY know how to prepare their children for work life. Even fewer take the time. ’s new book, , will give them a needed boost towards their child’s journey of self-awareness to prepare them for success, not requiring them to take years to figure it out.This book is broken down into Problems, Solutions, and Exercises, […]
Sue had worked for her client as a full-time consultant for nearly 10 years and for the most part she was happy. She was doing interesting work with people she liked and didn’t have a lot to complain about most days. Even when a new leadership team was brought in and she was feeling the pinch […]
Making mistakes isn’t necessarily all bad. Here’s what I mean. Awhile back I was asked a couple of questions about mistakes and how we should deal with them as a leader. The gist was trying to determine how many mistakes should be allowed and not all mistakes are created equal. Thomas Watson story – $100,000 […]
I talk a lot about the importance of leaving your comfort zone and the growth that can happen when you do. Most of the time I emphasize the BENEFITS of doing so. Recently I’ve been reminded of how DANGEROUS comfort zones really are when: A group of expats got too comfortable navigating the land we live in […]
The leader purposefully strides to the front of the conference room table and is prepared to begin. Smiling warmly, she turns to the group, and asks the group a question. Since she wants their response she allows the pause to encourage people to participate. After creating a conversation, she clearly tailors her message to the […]