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Post date: September 3, 2019
The market for leadership development solutions is enormous. More than $14 billion is spent by corporations on various aspects of leadership development, and there are more than 70,000 books and videos on the topic.  Surveys of the top challenges business leaders face inevitably show improving...
Post date: March 24, 2020
You are about to experience history’s highest rate of change, disruption and opportunity. This means you are closer than ever to achieving something more. Your breakthrough might be a new product, service, role, idea or just a different way of doing something. The problem is that your ability to...
Post date: June 19, 2018
Back in 2015, one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived, famed physicist Stephen Hawking, said there was but one topic that remained a great mystery to him: women.   While meant to be a light, self-deprecating joke, the comment struck a nerve with women. Hawking was certainly not the first to...
Post date: May 28, 2020
Recently, at a conference I was asked how I develop good leaders. “First,” I responded, “you need to know what a good leader looks like.” As you prepare to develop leaders, which type of person do you want to be? Do you want to know what you’re looking for in potential leaders and be able to find...
Post date: April 16, 2019
Feedback has been getting a fair share of bad press lately. However, in my opinion, detractors are conflating feedback (which is a good thing) with how it is delivered (which leaves much room for improvement).  Feedback is at the crux of the scientific method and is at the heart of all kinds of...
Post date: June 26, 2018
This is the first in a series of posts that will provide lessons and techniques for readers to supercharge their leadership development programs and implement a reliable pipeline for their company’s future leadership. Can you create a leader? Is leadership a quality that can be developed in anyone...
Post date: March 14, 2019
Although women make up a small percentage of senior leadership, female leaders are often rated as more competent—by both bosses and subordinates—than their male peers. And yet, many organizations continue to equate leadership potential with a handful of personality traits that don’t correlate to...
Post date: June 5, 2018
A CEO’s job is ultimately to deliver business results—to deliver the mission. The key way to do that is to create an environment where employees are able do their jobs well and a culture where they want to do their jobs well. A company’s employees invent, market, sell, build, deliver, and support...
Post date: July 9, 2019
We’re in a perfect storm. Increasing economic, social, and political demands on businesses around the world are intensifying—and must not be ignored. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report found that CEO’s number one measure of success today is “impact on society, including income...
Post date: June 14, 2018
“If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business,” Simon Sinek, an author and marketing consultant, once said. But what happens when people don’t understand each other even in things that are unrelated to business? Companies have employees from different generations, including those...