6 questions leaders must answer

Much is written about how to use questions to lead; about how leaders need to be asking the right questions of those they lead. However, one key aspect of leadership, is answering questions for the people that you are leading. In one of my favorite organizational health books, The Advantage, my favorite organizational health / business author,… Read More

how you view others affects your effectiveness

The title seems a bit odd does it not? How can your view of others affect your effectiveness? The answer lies in a great book entitled Leadership and Self-Deception put out by the Arbinger Institute. If you don’t have this book, you need to add it to your leadership library! One of the key observations… Read More

leadership development works!

Do you have a leader development plan in place in your organization? If not, you need to and soon. First of all – it works. See the graph below from the Chief Learning Officer magazine. It is in an article by William C. Byham One of the biggest findings of the study was, contrary to the… Read More

“Secret Fears of Great Leaders” by Greg Salciccioli

Fear is one of our greatest limiters in life. Greg Salciccioli has an excellent post on the Coachwell site about the fears that leaders often face. Following is an excerpt from Greg’s post: When life brings the inevitable challenges that every leader will face, we should remember this quote. Roosevelt says: “Courage is not the absence of… Read More