One of the realities of being a leader is that you can serve effectively and diligently for years, only to one day find yourself facing a challenge that you’ve never faced before, and which will very likely make or break […]
One of the things that drives me crazy is a leader who likes to fly “under the radar.” I’m sure you know whom I’m talking about. These are the leaders who attend meetings but never say anything because they are […]
If you learned that 38% of your employees were chronically poor performers, you’d be moving fast to fix the problem. Yet, a recent report released by The Institute for Policy Studies, called Executive Excess 2013 – Bailed Out Booted Busted, […]
Several years ago I was working with a group of senior leaders at a large construction company. We were having a lively conversation about leadership when someone asked me, “Hey, Vince, what is leadership?” I said, “Leadership is a decision.” […]
Earlier this year, I had the personal honor of meeting Sting in Boston. I was struck by his sense of fun, humility and charisma. I’ve been a big fan ever since his days as the lead singer of The Police.
A few weeks ago I was approached by a middle-level leader in a large engineering company. I had just finished delivering a closing keynote where I shared my ideas from my new book, The Leadership Contract.