The New Rules of Leadership

There is a trend that has been emerging over the last 30 years and is still gaining steam as its benefits are seen in the workplace and the bottom line. It has been called servant-leadership – a leadership philosophy in which the goal of the leader is to serve. This...

How to Become a Coach-Style Leader

For those of you in supervisory positions – whether designated “managers” or leaders of another kind, this article is for you! A good leader is someone whose people are productive, innovative and excited to be part of the team. How does an employee...

A New View on Leadership

“Today was exceptional in that I learned leadership is not a responsibility–nobody has to lead. It’s a gift, shining silver-that reminds people huddled nearby why each shimmering moment matters. It’s in the eyes, the voice, this swelling song...

Lead From Where you Sit (or Stand)

Benjamin Zander on “Leadership”: In the remarkable book, The Art of Possibility, Mr. Zander offers 12 paradigm-shifting tools designed to allow us to learn to see possibility in any situation. One of the tools he calls “leading from any chair.” The metaphor is an...

On Leadership and Possibility

On Leadership “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams We are all leaders. We may not always show up as leaders, but the potential is there, in every one of us. We may lead in our...

Is the Manager the Problem?

I read an interesting conversation this morning. https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140612141319-7874783-employees-don-t-really-want-to-quit-your-company-they-want-to-quit-a-really-bad-manager These indicators of a poor manager are also indicators of any...