Would You Know How To Survive a Cultural Earthquake?

One of the greatest tests a leader will ever face is when the team’s culture is suddenly, sometimes violently, shaken up. You might call these “cultural tremors”, and they can strike when the tectonic plates of the team’s culture are shifted. When that happens, the leader must quickly exercise the ability to read the changing…

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…

5 Bizarre Leadership Tips That Do More Harm Than Good

What you believe as a leader will ultimately determine who you become as a leader. Unfortunately, the beliefs that many leaders cling to are not only outdated, but they can severely limit the growth potential of a leader who subscribes to these ideas. Here are five of the most commonly held bizarre leadership beliefs that do…

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…