You're a leader. Now what? Let's explore the answer to this simple question and discover the secret to your leadership success. First, take a moment and finish this sentence: In my organization, my role is... Did you describe your role using your title? If so, that's okay, but I want you to try again. This … Continue reading You’re a Leader. Now What?
Learning Leaders "Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other" ~JFK A few months ago, forty-six students entered my classroom with the hopes of beginning, continuing, or reigniting their journeys to be successful leaders in life and in business. Well, actually... most of them were probably just hoping to get an A. But, now … Continue reading 9 Reasons I Loved This Semester
Self-Reflection is Not Self-Loathing Charles Dickens, author of A Christmas Carol, said: Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Self-reflection yields self-awareness and understanding, which yields growth. But if all you do when self-reflecting is focus on the negative, … Continue reading Don’t Bother to Self-Reflect
The Over-Delegator I recently observed a leader faced with complete turnover in his department. He was blindsided with the reality that he was now responsible for handling many of the day-to-day tasks that his team had been responsible for. His problem: he didn’t know the basics. His explanation for not knowing their jobs was that he had … Continue reading How to Spot an Over-Delegator