Tag Archives: leadership development

Google Cliff Notes on Creating Great Managers

We’re a big believer in not re-creating the wheel and learning from the best. If a company is successful in motivating workers and consistently hitting or exceeding financial targets through innovation and productivity, it must know what it’s doing in … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneurs: How to Find a Good Mentor

Are You Working In The Business or Working On The Business? If you are an entrepreneur and trying to go it alone, think again. You may have a great idea, an innovative product and a business strategy but before long … Continue reading

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Stephen Covey Video on Change Management

Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” which became the bible of personal and professional effectiveness, died this week.  While his book sold nearly 25 million copies, Covey also continued to teach and help organizations train … Continue reading

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POW Guide to Great Leaders and Survival

Lee Ellis was a prisoner of war for over 5 years during the Vietnam War. In a small cell, about 6×7 feet with no books, certainly no TV or entertainment, frequent torture and massive isolation, he and his fellow prisoners … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Suck Ups and Favoritism

by Marshall Goldsmith  I have reviewed more than 100 custom-designed leadership profiles for major corporations – and have helped write over 50. These documents typically feature motivational language that describes the leadership practices companies desire – such as “communicates a … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Managing Your Mentor Relationships

by Lois Zachary One of my favorite children’s stories is Seven Blind Mice. I was rearranging my bookshelf last week and I reread the story for the first time in many years. It struck me that this familiar tale offers … Continue reading

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What is your primary leadership style?

by Dr. Rob Fazio If You Build It, They will Engage: Develop Your Leadership Philosophy Having a personal leadership vision and strategy is critical to excellence. Quite simply, clarity is king. A common mistake that executives make is not knowing how their values, … Continue reading

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Leadership Behavior Change and Mentoring for ROI

Change for the better and sticking to it Mentoring future leaders  and strategic alignment Successful people  have an intense need for self-determination. They believe they do what they do because they choose to do it – not because they have to do it! … Continue reading

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The Power of Mentoring in Leadership Development

by Lois Zachary “Good mentors help to anchor the promise of the future.” These words, written by Sharon Daloz Parks in the second edition of her book, Big Questions Worthy Dreams,  speaks to the power of mentoring for leadership development.  Good mentors … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Turn Leadership Goals into Reality

by Marshall Goldsmith Today, sustaining peak performance requires a commitment to developing leaders who develop other leaders–helping people set and achieve meaningful goals for personal change. Often, however, goals are not set in a way that ensures the follow through … Continue reading

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