As an executive coach, I believe that leadership skills are never fully mastered. And as leaders, we never reach our full potential. I share these edu-tainment articles to help you purposefully pursue your potential as a leader.
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Delegation Reluctance: There an old adage.
If you want something done right, you’ve got to do it yourself.
As long as you believe this is true, it will be. It’s one of several common excuses for NOT delegating.
What is so special about 168? Until you are aware of the number’s significance, it’s nothing special. It can only have value for you when you understand the simple math behind it and what the components represent.
Everyone Needs a Coach Once again I have proven that all of us can benefit from coaching. As a sometimes stubborn do-it-yourself-er, I didn’t know what I didn’t know about on-camera presentation. My minimal experience didn’t stop me from trying … Continue reading
What changes need to occur as managers advance from front line responsibilities to managing other managers to executive leadership to the C-Suite?
As long has you harbor your self limiting beliefs, they are self fulfilling prophesies. And you are blocking your advancement.
Cub’s management is actually giving us some leadership lessons as they execute their turnaround from their long-time losing legacy. Is it possible that they are creating a textbook turnaround that will be studied for ages? OK, that sounds just like an over-optimistic Cub fan. But hear me out.
Have your people suddenly stopped coming to you with their problems and challenges? Contrary to the old saying: Silence is NOT always Golden. According to Colin Powell, there are two possible reasons for this break in communication.