Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

INVEST don’t SPEND your leadership development budget!

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. ~John F. Kennedy      Change is the end result of all true learning. ~Leo Buscaglia Every now and then I feel the need to get on my soapbox, and this is … Continue reading

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Do you have the 10 critical talents?

Entrepreneurial thinking and doing are the most important capabilities companies need from their employees.  As the competitive pace increases, it becomes more and more critical.  ~Reid Hoffman Here’s just one example of competitive pace. Who would have thought 20 years … Continue reading

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The Death Drive and Leaders

Some men fish all their lives without knowing it is not really the fish they are after.  ~Henry David Thoreau I first published this post in 2012 and I’ve been thinking about this idea lately. How leaders can become so … Continue reading

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Three Steps for Leaders to Get the Right Things Done

In today’s environment, the key to productivity is not to get more things done, but to get the right things done – the important things – with the highest quality you can achieve.  ~Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, Leena Rinne, authors … Continue reading

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Leaders have a reset button.

When people’s brains are in defensive mode, it becomes harder to see common sense. Small disagreements can end up holding back progress beyond reason. ~Caroline Webb Manage your own baggage. That’s the header author Caroline Webb used to introduce this … Continue reading

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