7 Leadership Quotes that Challenge the Status Quo

Occasionally we all need a reminder that what we’ve accepted to be true may no longer be relevant. In management and leadership, many 20th century beliefs need to be weeded out and replaced with healthy, people-centric viewpoints.

Below are quotes to challenge management status quo. In some cases it’s kicked to the curb and sent packing, making room for radically different perspectives.

Feel free to share the quotes in your favorite social media channel. Let’s spread the word about fresher ways to view the role of leadership in making things happen.Occasionally we all need a reminder that what we’ve accepted to be true may no longer be relevant. In management and leadership, many 20th century beliefs need to be weeded out and replaced with healthy, people-centric viewpoints.

Below are quotes to challenge management status quo. In some cases it’s kicked to the curb and sent packing, making room for radically different perspectives.

Feel free to share the quotes in your favorite social media channel. Let’s spread the word about fresher ways to view the role of leadership in making things happen…. Read More»

Bold and Gutsy Leadership with @JohnBaldoni

(Can’t listen to the podcast? Check it out here) The 2008 financial crisis led to some disappointing leadership stories. But for any downturn there are upsides. John Baldoni, leadership expert, believes one such upside is resilience. “Those who have steered their companies back to prosperity did it by making tougher, wiser choices and moving forward… Read More»

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The Role of Workplace Optimism in Building Trust

Without trust extraordinary results aren’t possible. Without trust and extraordinary results workplace optimism is absent. Without workplace optimism talented people stay away from or leave companies. What’s left? Mediocre results, missed goals and unhappy people.

Workplace optimism is not a viewpoint or belief system. It’s a cultural vibe that influences a positive work experience.

The outcomes of workplace optimism deepen and expand trust. Let’s look at the relationship…. Read More»

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How To Create a Toxic Workplace

Why write a piece on how to create a toxic workplace? I want readers to have labels that make it easier to identify toxic behaviors that undermine people’s abilities to do their best work. When we can label something, we can more easily address the problem.

The list below doesn’t include some of the more obvious examples of toxic work environments: yelling, public tantrums, passive-aggressive behaviors, or controlling behaviors…. Read More»

How to Help A Company Reach Its Fullest Potential

(Can’t listen to the podcast? Check it out here) According to start-up CEO David Hassell of 15Five, his company’s why is to create a space for people to be their best selves. This is certainly a far cry from the doldrums of many organizations that advocate conformity to a corporate ideal. 15Five draws a line… Read More»

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