In WOMEN AND THE PARADOX OF POWER Dr. Anne Perschel and Jane Perdue report that corporate executives leave money on the table and forgo future success by failing to advance more women to senior leadership roles. The two researchers identify specific actions leaders can take to change this picture.They also suggest businesswomen prepare themselves to […]
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 […]
Apple and Facebook make an egg-headed decision to support egg freezing for women in high tech. Eggs, my dear egg heads, are not the problem or the solution.
In one short radio broadcast, Ralph Edwards set out to raise $20,000 and succeeded in raising $200,000. His five essential communications for inspirational leaders are worth noting.
In this post, I lose a battle for living generously and learn how to receive. Whether you win or lose, acts of generosity are a great way to start the day.
Understanding race relations calls for empathic imagination. It means seeing that as the mother of a young white man I don’t have the same worry mothers of young black men have shared that their sons will encounter insults or dangerous acts of racism when they leave the house.
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.