Category Archive: Author

Three Surprising Skills of the World’s Top Leaders*

You cannot lead effectively until you can lead yourself. “To be an effective leader you need to understand and manage yourself well.” Rasmus Hougaard (video) Self-management: The idea that top leaders are burning… Continue reading

Creating Change Starts with ‘Getting Out of One’s Bubble’

Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. C. Otto Scharmer to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Essentials of Theory U. (Deadline:… Continue reading

Intelligent Disobedience: 5 Ways to Invite Disconfirming Feedback

“Serious errors are avoided by the use of Intelligent Disobedience.” Ira Chaleff, author of Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do Is Wrong. Blind obedience is dangerous: Skilled guide dogs disobey… Continue reading

The Top 10 Super Powers of Listening

There are a million excuses for poor listening. Reject all of them if you expect to lead.   The top 10 super powers of listening: Expanding horizons. Showing respect. Connecting and caring. Helping… Continue reading

The Secret to a Healthy Workplace Culture

Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by William Vanderbloemen to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Culture Wins: The Roadmap to an… Continue reading

3 Quotes that Expand the Definition of Leadership

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” Walt Disney Books I’ve read in March: The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam. For insights from… Continue reading