This is the first of a two part series on Defining the Company Purpose and Vision. Purpose is the springboard for an aspirational vision that galvanizes people. But company purpose receives scant attention in leadership and organizational literature. Here’s a quick primer to help you define your company’s purpose.
Over the past decade 360 leadership assessments have gained popularity as a way to evaluate the leader’s competence and chart his/her development. But what do 360 leadership assessments really tell us about the leaders potential? For that we compare the leader’s….
Five Inspirational Leadership Attributes is a series of posts that ends with this one on bold-confidence, featuring Elon Musk and co-starring Charles Schwab.
Relentless focus is the 4th attribute of inspirational leaders. This post shares the story of Nest founder, Tony Fadell, former Apple designer & VP, who is one relentlessly focused leader
Determination is the third of five attributes of Inspirational leaders. Their determination does not exist in a vacuum. It requires soil that is fertilized by a strong commitment to a compelling purpose.
Genuine caring is number two in this series on the five attributes of inspirational leaders, and features Boston’s Mayor Tom Menino, the heart of inspirational leadership.
The five attributes of inspirational leaders is a series of posts highlighting the shared characteristics of inspirational leaders. Each post features one attribute of inspirational leaders and one leader who exemplifies it. The five attributes are based on employee inputs and expert research. A previous post discusses the 5 things inspirational leaders communicate. Why does […]
You’re working with an executive coach. How do you know if you’re making progress, and whether others notice positive gains? It’s important, and not complicated, to measure results of executive coaching. This case study illustrates how.
Do you know and ask yourself the number one leadership question. This question, and your answer, is so important that no other question is worth asking until you get this one right.
Companies are paying hidden costs, and a very high price, by maintaining important roles for senior executives who have been successful in days gone by. Instead of keeping them on as expensive deadwood employees, consider them as tribal elders who can add value in other ways.