Tag Archive: leadership

Learn from failure: The three key activities of Adaptive Leadership

Entrepreneurship is essential to economic development providing new jobs and innovative technologies. A large number of new ventures, however, fail.  Their failure nevertheless is essential for the sustainability of the economic ecosystem; just as death is essential to ecological ecosystems.  Research has repeatedly found that defunct businesses release a wealth of knowledge and resources that…

The Three Stages of Change That Every Leader Should Know

The magic of discomfort and how leaders can help others navigate through transitions. Have you ever been in a situation that took you completely out of your comfort zone? How were you feeling? What thoughts were running through your mind? Did you want to somehow turn back time and wish for yesterday? We have all…

Poor Leadership and 3 Ways to Improve It

‘’Good leaders bring out the best in their people. Bad leaders diminish performance.  When you add up the costs over an entire organization, the bottom line impact can be staggering an amount equal to 7% of a company’s sales’’ Ken Blanchard Company – Click Here for His Article Millions of dollars wasted! So what can…

Defense, offense or a bit of both? What is your game plan?

I have been playing soccer for many years now (too many to count). Through all of these years I have played for and seen a variety of coaches. And I can tell you that not all coaches are created equal. So what makes one coach excellent and another mediocre? Let me tell you the story…

Executive Coaching Works – The Hard Facts That Leaders Must Know About Soft Skills

How business values people is shifting. During the industrial age mindset of the ‘80s management asked: “What does the employee cost the organization?” because the focus was on reducing costs. During the information age mindset of the ‘90s they asked: “What is the employee worth to the organization?” because they were focused on maximizing ROI….

Fatigué de travailler dans votre propre bulle et essayer d’être un expert en tout?

Le codéveloppement- format de développement très intéressant. Le feedback est clair : les gestionnaires n’ont pas le temps ou le luxe d’être absent du bureau pendant de longues périodes. Aussi, les gestionnaires cherchent une flexibilité de parfaire leurs connaissances et cherchent une interaction qui sauve énormément de temps dans la recherche des meilleures pratiques et des…

Lead Through Change or Muddle Through Chaos

In today’s rapidly evolving and increasingly competitive world the ability to lead and manage change is a key competency that cannot be neglected.  It is shocking therefore how many leaders appear to simply download the “change management” piece to everyone but themselves. Change management (or organizational transformation) includes restructuring, new vision, periods of growth, downsizing,…

Why A Positive Attitude Matters

“At the beginning of any task, more than anything else, your attitude will affect its successful outcome.” Jeffrey Gitomer __________________________________________________________________________________________ Written by Caroline Samne Many things are going on right now in the economy that may be leaving us shaken and uncertain about what the future may bring. Many of these elements are not in…