Leaders talk less, listen more and do not attack others

I attended a business meeting today for which I was the facilitator and observed one individual I’ll call Michael, exhibit poor leadership skills. He had a lot to say about everything discussed and was a poor listener to other attendees who asked clarifying...

Leadership Wisdom: Do You Have It?

Leadership wisdom: do you have it?   Do you know the difference between experience and time spent on the job?  Wise leaders do.  Read the following story taken from Understanding Your Role As A Leader.   I will not make any conclusions or...

Leadership, Change and “Undercover Boss”

"Undercover Boss" is one of my favorite shows. Every Friday night a CEO “discovers” good people when he cuts through management layers, policies and processes to learn the truth about his organization. By becoming a participating member in these...

Lessons in Leadership From American Idol

Success happens when you see yourself—your strengths and weaknesses–clearly.   By Beate Chelette, The Women’s Code   If you’ve ever watched American Idol, you’ve seen weekly examples of what I call the denial phenomenon. During...