A couple of months ago, the head of Organizational Development for a financial services company said to me, “Vince, we’ve been investing in leadership development. We’ve put in a lot of time and money to support our leaders. But it […]
When you assume an executive leadership role you will find that everything will feel more intense – the accountability, the scrutiny, the need for professional maturity. At this level, many executives struggle to manage the myriad of responsibilities and priorities. […]
Another way to put the leadership contract into action in your organization is to adopt the Community of Leaders Manifesto. A manifesto is essentially a written and public declaration of a group’s intentions that clarifies their collective aspirations. The Declaration […]
The first time I assumed a middle-management role I quickly realized that I need to change my approach to leadership from driving the performance of my team to ensuring I was able to work across the organization with my peers […]
An important turning point for leaders occurs when you take on your first supervisory role. When this happened to me many years ago, I remember feeling overwhelmed because I realized that from that moment on, I was responsible for others. […]
The first key turning point you experience as a leader is when your organization tells you that it sees you as having leadership potential. It invites you to consider taking on a leadership role. You will find when this happens […]
Image Source: Wikipedia A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by business reporter Francine Kopun (@KopunF) of The Toronto Star, to comment on the recent executive changes at the Hudson’s Bay Company.