If nothing else, the onset of COVID-19, combined with a toxic Political Environment that’s rippled our entire culture, has revealed the shortcomings in traditional leadership development. The days of training and a ‘one size fits all’ approach’ instead of developmental learning are over. More than ever, the focus must be on character and behavior, with an emphasis on how those two factors are influenced by an individual’s attitudes, beliefs and commitments. It’s a simple concept.

As one believes, so they lead. As one leads, so others follow. Organizations and their people rise and fall accordingly.

5 Best Tools that Make Organization at Work a Breeze

5 Best Tools that Make Organization at Work a Breeze

I review many blog posts a week. I don't come across too many that I think are helpful in terms of what I do in Leadership & Organizational Development, but ...
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Leadership by Exception

Leadership by Exception

Management by exception (MBE) is a management strategy in which managers will only step in when there are significant deviations from planned outcomes, which can be either operational or financial ...
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What Does Courage Have to Do With Leadership?

What Does Courage Have to Do With Leadership?

Courage is a powerful word. When you look back to it’s Latin origin meaning heart, you can see why. Also, consider today’s dictionary definition, which is mental or moral strength ...
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Leadership Run Amok!

Leadership Run Amok!

The drive to achieve is tough to resist. Most people in Western cultures are taught from early childhood to value achievement. For some people, the drive seems innate. They don’t ...
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Leadership & Courage!

Leadership & Courage!

What does courage have to do with Leadership? Courage is a powerful word. When you look back to it's Latin origin meaning heart, you can see why. Also, consider today's ...
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What's New in Leadership?

What’s New in Leadership?

WHAT'S NEXT? Sometimes what's new and the change brought about by the new is difficult to see. I've talked and written often about how today's leaders lack the level of ...
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Change Has to Start At the Top!

Change Has to Start At the Top!

I was asked recently by two organizations to participate in a video roundtable with their leadership team about transforming their culture. As is often the case, I was contacted by ...
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The Nuances of Servant Leadership!

The Nuances of Servant Leadership!

Nuance is a powerful call for a different type of leadership―one that rejects the quick fixes, oppositional thinking, and superficial innovations that make no lasting impact on our most pressing ...
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Leadership is a Cultural Norm.

Different cultures can have radically different leadership styles, and todays leaders would do well to understand them. Our country is in the midst of a cultural war that has everything ...
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