The Impact of Poverty on Your Leadership

  Poverty tanks far too many organizations. Yet individual leaders can outrun its wiles. After seeing too many workers caught in endless poverty, I’ve felt compelled to ask this question: How can we lead from a brain’s position within poverty?   Workplace Oppression Look at oppression around you – and sometimes you see more bullies than brains. Yet, […] Read moreRead More»

We Can’t Handle the Truth

I spent the last few days at a National Association of Corporate Directors leadership conference. I had the great privilege of sharing the “innovation stage” in their Social Media Lab with none other than our very own Ted Coiné, as each of us gave a 20 minute talk about how social media is deeply changing […] Read moreRead More»

A Future Built by Millennial CEO’s #socialmedia

  It’s like the Beatles arriving in America all over again. The winds are changing, the boomers are aging, and the reigns of start-ups, small businesses and enterprises are slowly but surely being turned over to the Millennials. Much like when John, Paul, George and Ringo came ashore, there was some resistance to the movement, but […] Read moreRead More»

The Importance of Bias in Effective Leadership

I’ve recently been conducting research related to bias in interviewing and hiring and in doing so uncovered some excellent and surprising information on how to build a greater awareness of ones bias in the hiring process.  This research has also unintentionally helped me develop a more acute awareness of the role of bias and it’s […] Read moreRead More»

How to Rebuild Employee Trust During Hardship

  In a recent post, Shawn Murphy outlined the role of trust in keeping people from leaving an organization. I wholeheartedly agree with Shawn’s thoughts identifying important causes of bleeding talent particularly after an organizational workforce reduction (RIF). Remaining employees feel burdened by the increased workloads that they are now carrying. They feel resentful of […] Read moreRead More»

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