Category Archive: Leading

An Acronym That Explains Mentoring

I could use some help. I’m trying – without success – to create an acronym that captures the essence of mentoring. How would you use MENTOR or MENTORING as an acronym? What I… Continue reading

Bias When Hiring Mommies, Musicians, and Light Skinned Blacks

Everyone has bias. It’s dangerous to think otherwise. When you meet job candidates, you form first impressions that include stereotypes and biases. (Not all stereotypes are bad.) In order to recruit and retain… Continue reading

75% Have Hired the Wrong Person

 I’ll never forget Jack Welch saying you have about a 50/50 chance of hiring the right person. Surveys confirm that the majority of organizations have hired the wrong person.* The wrong hire: Drains… Continue reading

5 Ways to Live Your Life Up The Mood Elevator

Winners of this giveaway have been selected and notified. New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of The Mood Elevator . Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. Larry Senn to become eligible to… Continue reading

7 Questions that Answer the Ultimate Opportunity of Leadership

The easiest thing leaders do is get things done. The hard part is the people. Leaders are ineffective if all they do is get things done. The true focus of leadership: Leaders focus… Continue reading

Anticipation as Leadership Advantage

The way to maximize the present is to anticipate the future. Anticipation enhances influence and expands leadership: Don’t simply meet today’s challenges. Anticipate tomorrow’s opportunity. This is especially true when developing and challenging… Continue reading