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 […]
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.