By Susan MacKenty Brady on September 29, 2017
At some point, we need to question if the way we are thinking and feeling—and then speaking—is resulting in the impact we want to have on others. To do this, we need to get immensely curious about the stories we tell ourselves about our own behaviors and the behaviors of others.
By Devon Brown on April 11, 2017
To coach effectively, you must know and understand the people that work with you—especially those reporting to you. If you don’t have answers for these four questions, then you have an opportunity to have conversations with members of your team. The true value is not just in the answers, but in the dialogue that results.
By Richard Leider on February 1, 2017
There are no rigid formulas for how to write your purpose statement as a leader, mentor or coach, but there are many helpful techniques to assist you. Here are seven thought-provoking questions to get you started.
By Maria Auperin on January 6, 2017
Our leadership experts share 15 books that have impacted them in meaningful ways and challenged them to change their outlooks on their professional and personal lives.
By Sarah Breigle on December 20, 2016
The end of the year is a time for reflection—and for our editorial staff to take a look back to see what resonated with our readers in 2016. From purpose and coaching to managing change and transition, here is a look at our top five stories of 2016.
By Matt Norquist on March 25, 2016
We try really hard most of the time. And working hard is table stakes for most. But doing whatever it takes is simply not enough. We need focused attention on improving what matters the most. This practical real-life metaphor has worked for me, and for our team—when it comes to producing results.
By Richard Leider on February 25, 2016
What is your purpose as a leader? Executive coach Richard Leider shares a simple exercise you can do to get started. (P.S. You only need a Post-it note.)
By Sarah Breigle on January 20, 2016
Lead your team to a successful 2016 with regular coaching conversations. Try these six simple questions to make this daunting task more feasible.
By Mitchell Nash on November 23, 2015
There are no “magic bullets” or “secret formulas” to successful leadership. However, we’ve identified 5 core disciplines that successful leaders share. And each of the following disciplines can be learned and improved upon. It simply takes commitment and practice.
By Lonney Gregory on July 23, 2015
Training is only the first step in the learning process that can help you be a better leader.