Diversity and Style = Value

Diversity and Style = Value

Diversity and Style = Value Diversity helps your team achieve outstanding success Taking On a Complex Topic The question that caused me to write this blog post came from a university student who asked, “How do you help a team work together effectively while respecting...
The Horse and His Boy

The Horse and His Boy

The Horse and His Boy Be a Student of Leadership – Especially in Difficult Times Why Become a Student of Leadership My 7th-grade basketball coach sat us down one day and said, “You need to become students of the game.” He went on to suggest that we attend other...
Trust and Social Capital

Trust and Social Capital

Trust and Social Capital Do others seek your counsel or advice on things that matter? When Others Seek You Out for Advice – You are Trusted and have Social Capital An important way to measure the level of trust others have in you is to assess your social...
Five Hacks to Make Virtual Meetings Awesome

Five Hacks to Make Virtual Meetings Awesome

Five Hacks to Make Virtual Meetings Awesome Be engaging, interesting, effective, interactive, and outstanding. Every Leader Needs these Hacks Yikes, we find ourselves in a virtual world almost overnight. Well, some of us that is. For others, we’ve been toying around...
What Makes a Leader Memorable?

What Makes a Leader Memorable?

What Makes a Leader Memorable? They believe in you. They care about your success. Memorable Leaders Have Common Attributes To answer the question, “What Makes a Leader Memorable?” think back in your own life to a leader you’ve had whom you loved – someone...
Why Leaders Fail

Why Leaders Fail

Why Leaders Fail There is really only one reason. It’s Worth Learning About – Why Leaders Fail? This question came from a university student of mine who sincerely wanted to know because he didn’t want to make those same mistakes – he didn’t want to fail....
The Delicate Art of Leveraging a Mentor

The Delicate Art of Leveraging a Mentor

The Delicate Art of Leveraging a Mentor Growing your career is NOT a chance event. Growing Your Career Growing a career is not a chance event. If you are leaving your future career opportunities up to others, then you are making a mistake. You MUST take charge of your...
Delegating Must be a Two-Way Street

Delegating Must be a Two-Way Street

Delegating Must be a Two-Way Street Delegating seems to be a difficult skill to master. The Most Common Leadership Issue As a leadership consultant the most common leadership issue I hear about is delegation. It seems to be a difficult skill for many leaders to...
Building Social Capital with Peers

Building Social Capital with Peers

Building Social Capital with Peers Do your peers ask for your input and perspective? The Importance of Working with Peers We start by watching this 3-minute management tip from Harvard Business Review by Lynda Gratton. Lynda Gratton is a London Business School...
Three Strategies to Become a Good Leader

Three Strategies to Become a Good Leader

Three Strategies to Become a Good Leader Leadership is all about relationships. A Relationship Approach that Includes You “Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people, based on trust, obligation, commitment, emotion, and...
Are You a Trusted Leader?

Are You a Trusted Leader?

Are You a Trusted Leader? Find out with this short self-assessment. Self-Assess Yourself as a Trusted leader At Leaders247 we build micro-assessments that leaders can quickly use to self-assess and to engage their team on topics that are proven to accelerate...
15-Minutes of Power

15-Minutes of Power

15-Minutes of Power Personal Productivity is All About Focus How to Get Your Most Important Work Done If you are like me it takes too long to get focused on the work that really matters, or almost as bad, once you do get started you are very easily side-tracked. For...
Your Leadership Time is Critical

Your Leadership Time is Critical

Your Leadership Time is Critical Introducing an Agile Prioritization Model that Works for Leaders Does this Feel Familiar? You wake up. You try to get the day started in a healthy way. Maybe that means drinking a glass of water, eating a good breakfast, spending some...
The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels I Recommend If there is someone you know who you feel would benefit from our Lead the People program, please recommend them.  Your Name (First and Last) Your Email Recommended Person's Name Recommended Person's Email Number Send Your...
Pitch Anything

Pitch Anything

Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal   I Recommend If there is someone you know who you feel would benefit from our Lead the People program, please recommend them.  Your Name (First and Last) Your Email Recommended...