By Richard Leider on October 11, 2017
“Becoming” a purposeful leader should be the foundation of any leader development process or plan because it is the core for leading in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. Being able to “hold the center” is an essential life skill for leaders today.
By Jim Estill on August 29, 2017
Great leaders spend time getting clear on what culture they want and they empower others. What does your company culture stand for? Take a few minutes to think about it using this common sense approach.
By Shirley Milgrom on May 31, 2017
These days it’s impolite to tap away on a phone, a gadget that releases nervous energy, during a meeting. But if we ban cell phones, how can we address the loss of focus that results from sitting still in meetings and presentations? Here are a few ways to get started.
By Sarah Breigle on May 12, 2017
Research in the field of neuroscience has a lot to offer as we think how to focus on work that creates real impact. Join us May 17 for a webinar with Michael Bungay Stanier for a deep dive into the science of what really makes the difference—and how you can apply this thinking with your team.
By Jim Estill on April 25, 2017
The question you need to ask as a leader is not, “How do I keep inspiring my team?” It’s, “How do I get my team fully engaged, so they’re itching to move on to the next target?” It starts with getting clear on your why.
By Matt Norquist on April 24, 2017
We sorted fact from fiction to determine what separates great leaders from the rest. Our data from nearly a million leaders worldwide revealed five key commitments that separate the best from the rest.
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 Sarah Bettman on January 24, 2017
If you’re a high performer who has gradually taken on more work to prove your own value, you’re not alone. The desire to be seen as a valuable contributor and a team player eventually leads to an exhaustive to-do list. Read on to hear Sarah’s practical advice for getting to the next level.
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 Richard Leider on December 7, 2016
The new work world requires that we “know ourselves,” know our “value proposition,” and become intrapreneurial lifelong learners. Are you and your team prepared for this new normal?