What is Your Leadership Communication Style?

What is Your Leadership Communication Style?

Do you know what your leadership communication style is?  Understanding your leadership communication style will help you communicate better with your team and help your team communicate better with you! So what are the different leadership communication styles...

The Dangers of Being a Conforming Leader

Leaders who conform to the norms and expectations of others are not leaders at all.  Leader who conform are implementers of the tasks, goals and expectations that others have created.  But, isn’t the CEO supposed to deliver on the expectations of the Board and the...
Law Of The Lid

Law Of The Lid

Recently, I was meeting with a client and his four-person leadership team. The client, Jim, has owned this business for 30 years, has seen up times and downtimes, been through recessions and booms. Now, he is ready to move on and some of the leaders want to buy the...

Tis the Season….

During this season, many of us shift our focus to what we plan to buy for those in our families and sometimes for some of our work colleagues. It is really a great time of the year. Often, the things we buy have a defined shelf life – a specific time of use. When the...
Lessons From 10 Days of Travel

Lessons From 10 Days of Travel

The last two weeks have been packed full with client work in five cities necessitating plane, train and automobile travel through nine states! I write this while flying the final leg home; so far, the travel has been uneventful, except for auto traffic during rush...