How To Harness The Power Of Leadership Intelligence

Can you read a spreadsheet? Good. Leaders must do that. Can you design a strategy? Good. Leaders must do that too. Can you execute a plan? Good. Leader must also do that. But effective leadership also involves softer skills. Can you read a room? Can you sense the emotional temperature of a team? Can you discern which way…

4 Powerful Lines Leaders Navigate To Be Effective

There are two lines that leaders love to focus on. Leaders love starting lines, and they love finish lines. Starting lines provide energy and excitement. They represent the launch of a new project or initiative. They represent take off, lift off and the possibilities of a new leadership adventure. Leaders love starting lines. But if…

How “I Hate Meetings” Can Be Hurting Your Leadership

When did the “I hate meetings” movement begin? Really! When did this start? When did it become the fashionable go-to statement when leaders gather to hear them say to one another, “I just hate meetings!” “Oh ya?! I hate them more!” “Well I REALLY hate meetings!” When You Say ‘I Hate Meetings’ Your Team Hears Something…

4 Secrets To Know Who Makes the Decision

Leadership is all about making decisions. But before you can make the call you need clarity on whose call it is to make. Several years ago a previous organization I led had partnered with another organization to present a leadership conference. The schedule was set to go all day Friday and all day Saturday. But noticing that there…