Culture is a by-product of leadership. However, the challenge is for local leadership to believe in, and embrace emotionally intelligent leadership as a style, and not as a soft skill. It can’t be turned on, and turned off when the mood suits you. It needs to be lived and practiced each day, but the good news is that it’s not hard…. Read More»
The idea of great leaders acting as superheroes is typical for 20th-century-management model thinking, starting from the assumption that organizational complexity needs to be governed through systems of command and control and that being a ‘good manager’ requires you to master certain skills…. Read More»
Over time, information security can become one of the more frustrating items on a leader’s docket. You can do all of the right things, hire a team of experts, purchase high-quality systems, partner with top-tier vendors, and allocate plenty of dollars, but in the end, it’s hard to show your investment has positively affected your company…. Read More»
Is sales still a numbers game? As we saw in the Industrial Age, is sales still dominated by aggressive, lone-wolf types? Or is sales today really a team sport?
Welcome to “dealstorming”…… Read More»
Do rebel leaders instinctively act more as coaches? Should they use proven coaching habits to inspire great work?
According to today’s guest on The Rebel Leader, Michael Bungay Stainer – author of “The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever” – we should!… Read More»
Could it be that ego, at every stage of lives and careers, is the one thing that holds us back?
In this episode of The Rebel Leader, modern philosopher Ryan Holiday joins us to talk about his captivating book, Ego is the Enemy…… Read More»
If you want to build a better workplace in 2016, you need to take a look at the big picture, a broad view of the people who make things happens, and make the shift to holistic human resources…. Read More»
Inconsistent behavior is a silent killer in the workplace…. Read More»
Improved employee satisfaction and retention, enhanced promotion rates for people from underrepresented employee groups, practical knowledge transfer to future leaders: these are just a few of the benefits a mentorship programme can bring to a company – and key reasons why about 70% of Fortune 500 companies have formalised mentoring schemes in place. Mentoring matters – this […] Read more… Read More»
During my corporate career I’ve sat in some meetings thinking, “Those leadership gurus are full of bunk.” Most leadership literature says you should be a strategic thinker, consider risk carefully and understand your business and its interlocking parts deeply. But the leaders in my meetings seemed to get ahead by shooting from the hip and ignoring a lot of realities about the ways their businesses worked…. Read More»