A Tool Kit for Productive Meetings

unproductive meetings

Meetings. Love them or hate them, most of us have them on our schedule. In fact, there is a good chance you have one on your calendar today. In the era of hybrid and remote work, these seem to be happening at an even higher rate in an attempt to

When Your Strengths Cast a Shadow

strengths and shadows

There’s been a lot written about “strength-based” development approaches in recent years. Research suggests that you’re better off building on your natural strengths and talents than trying to improve your weaknesses. The usefulness of the

When Faced with a Problem, Create Opportunities

create opportunities

Do you aim to be a problem-focused leader or an opportunity-focused leader? Many work environments place a premium on leaders with critical thinking and problem-solving skills. However, that premium often places too much emphasis on being critical

What is Essential to Leadership?

Imagine that the organization you work for is charged with developing a leadership training program that was built around the essentials that all leaders must know. What would you include? The list of what we expect leaders to know and do is long

Confidently Humble

confidently humble balance

Any person in a leadership position needs to have and demonstrate confidence. People look to their leaders to make decisions, lead change and make tough calls and that requires confidence. But the best leaders also have a value that is less talked