One of the things I’ve come to learn about leadership is fairly simple: as humans we expect more from leaders; we expect them to live up to a higher standard of behavior. This is an idea that I’ve validated in […]
At the end of December of 2016, I took some time to reflect on the year. I had traveled to over 50 cities speaking to leaders about leadership accountability. It was one of the most dynamic years in my career […]
This past year has been another year of fascinating experiences with clients, business leaders and colleagues from around the world. What better way to finish it off than one last grand trip—this time to the United Kingdom.
It was time for Jonathan, the former COO of a large retailer, to reflect on what went wrong. Jonathan had been brought in to lead a broad transformation initiative. Change was the order of the day, largely because of an […]
Everyone knows that for leaders, organizational success is largely dependent on the talent you have. However, few people actually take the time to consider the relationship between the leaders recruiting that talent and the talent itself.
As leaders, we rarely see ourselves as others see us. And that’s too bad, because the impression we create with others matters. Leaders are judged constantly and if we can’t communicate effectively or project a strong presence, our leadership is […]