Don’t operate in the dark. If you’re team’s not telling you the whole story look within. How to get your team to tell you the truth.
Author Archive | Karin Hurt
Strategic partnerships require deep trust and mutual understanding. 12 components of building trusted strategic partnerships. A must read for leaders.
Passion is vital and leadership. Emotions provide important clues on what matters most. 5 ways to harness them for good.
Ideally your boss is interested, eager to remove roadblocks, asking provocative questions, and helping build your career. That’s the leader I wish for you, and want you to be. But, with 71% of workers disengaged, chances are one day or another you’ll work for a disengaged boss. On the surface it sucks. Your team’s […]
“The real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.” -Mark Zuckerberg It all looks so sexy. Corporate jets. Dramatic moves. Microphones. When it’s a Cinderella story, it’s even better. It’s easy to romanticize leadership success. To imagine the stroke of genius, the […]
“Powerful you have become. The dark side I sense in you.” -Yoda You desperately want a leadership do-over, but it’s too late. It’s out there– your dark side in all it’s glory. You hear yourself apologizing… “I just wasn’t myself.” Don’t be too sure. “I never act like that.” Yes, you just did. Your […]
Shaken or stirred? What inspires more? It’s easy to lead through fear and intimidation… how to inspire hearts and minds.
An open door policy is such an important part of leadership. But it can also back fire. 5 times to close your open door.
Do you hate your job? Practical advice for reengineering it to one you love.
I’m often asked which colleges are the best for “leadership.” The short answer is “most will do just fine.” As with most of life, it’s what you make of it. College is a great place to grow as a leader. Much of your leadership learning will come from peripheral aspects of the college experience. Being […]