70% of Americans blame leadership crisis as a factor in the national economic decline. Considered against this puzzling situation – where the demand for leadership skills is on the rise and leadership development programs often fail to deliver their promised results – what is the future of leadership development?… Read More»
In the best leaders with whom I’ve worked, there are three consistent attributes I’ve noticed. These attributes create a presence that is strong, professional and trusted. Most importantly, the persona is unique. Executive presence can look very different from leader to leader, but the sense that employees trust an executive is the constant…. Read More»
“Yes, and” is a powerful tool for collaboration, negotiation and effective communication. The concept of “Yes, and” comes from the improvisational stage, and over the last 15 years, I’ve seen it transform leaders and teams across industries. Unfortunately, a lot people think that “Yes, but” is the same thing, when actually it is an ugly, nasty, evil twin to “Yes, and.”… Read More»
In case you missed them, here are the 5 most popular articles for the month of June. Enjoy!
“Stand for something important. You’ll be amazed at the caliber of person you attract to your cause.” When Bernie Turner shared with me this one secret to all his success in life several years ago, I never realized just how prophetic it would be. But as I reviewed our most popular posts of 2013, again […] Read more… Read More»