I have a pretty cool job. I get to interview people with amazing careers, including CEOs and other top leaders from great companies. I’m pretty picky who I interview, so all of the experiences are amazing. In this post I share a nice simple tool one successful CEO used to chart his course to the top.
ARE LEADERS ETHICAL? I teach an ethics and social responsibility course at a University. I poll my students on various topics. The other day I ran...
“In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant. Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant.” How to use a classic movie to build your leadership team.
Modern performance review processes are insulting. They come from a manager’s authoritative perspective and attempt to document how a lower ranking employee is perceived.
Master the fundamentals and leverage the lessons from top leaders who have spent years perfecting the art of leading. The result: effectiveness.
A great Strategic Plan targets an intersecting point in the future with a clear map of initiatives that execute strategic objectives to get you there.
Want high performing teams? Lesson 1: Personal preparation is critical to team success. Strategic objectives should guide our preparation and planning.
Agile is a framework for nimble speed – not a license for chaos, loss of control, or random projects. Learn how effective leaders are both agile and strategic.
There are five fundamentals every person in a leadership role needs to develop. Failure in these fundamentals leads to fast burnout by both leader and followers.
Conveying important ideas in a short amount of time to move people to action is one of the most important communicating competencies a leader can master.
What happens when you bring a veteran leader into the classroom to teach students who are thirsty for knowledge of what it’s like in the “real-world?”
The answer – you get moments of extreme clarity of the importance of leading people.
I have written about A. Philip Randolph before. He is one of my favorite leaders. He was dignified, just, committed, and understood the role...