405 results for tag: leadership


Have You Engaged Both the Hearts & Minds of Your Team?

With all eyes on the bottom line, many leaders simply don’t see the value of truly engaging team members. For organizations like these, clear goals and strong accountability are the keys to success. While I’m a big fan of clear goals and strong account...
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WISDOM@WORK: The Making of a Modern Elder

After running his own successful boutique hotel company for almost 25 years, baby boomer Chip Conley was invited by Airbnb’s millennial CEO/co-founder to join the company as head of global hospitality and strategy. Chip started out as a mentor to a digital ...
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Everyday Leaders: Relationships Matter

This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the eighth installment of articles ...
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When Delivering Hard-to-Hear Feedback, Context is Everything

One of the most difficult challenges that managers face is providing feedback to their employees or team members. Indeed, the annual review is often one of the most dreaded times of year for managers and employees alike. I don’t think anyone truly likes to ...
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From the Saddlebag: The State of the Executive Job Market

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 9 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, Master Class Host Tony ...
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Leading With Emotional Courage

In this ExecuNet Master Class session, bestselling author Peter Bregman unlocks the secrets of highly successful leaders – no matter your role or level in the hierarchy – and pinpoints the missing ingredient that makes all the difference: Emotional ...
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Good Leadership – It’s About Being Engaged

Managers believe that it is enough to show up and be seen, but then this is why I refer to them as managers and not leaders. Leadership requires more than just showing up, it requires engagement; but if a manager doesn’t know what engagement looks like ...
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The Best-Practiced Advice From Top Leaders – Part 2

This week we are continuing to share a selection of the best leadership insights from executives with whom we were privileged to work: Talk Less, Listen More “You have two ears and one mouth. Use them accordingly.” Kaye Foster-Cheek, a recognized ...
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Is it Worth it to Add Value? Not Always

Chris Cuomo, journalist, and news anchor on CNN's Cuomo Prime Time, recently interviewed me about one of the trickiest bad habits in my book, What Got You Here Won't Get You There, adding too much value. We explore the concept in the short excerpt from our ...
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The Pinnacle of a Successful Company Is…

Brace yourself for this. It's not pretty. The pinnacle of a successful company, the quintessential activity that makes success possible, is a CEO's weekly staff meeting. Yes. A staff meeting. Now, if you've read any of my books or essays, you know that ...
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Time to Give Your To-Do List to Someone Else

If you're reading this, chances are you have a "to-do" list. You know how it gets compiled. Something occurs to you. Onto the bottom of the list it goes. In no particular order, just one of those things that need to get done. The years pass. The list ebbs and ...
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The Tragedy of a Pathological Leader

I recently read the book, Bad Blood, by The Wall Street Journal's John Carreyrou, and couldn’t put it down. It is the fascinating and frightening story of Theranos and its pathologically ambitious founder. For those that don't know about Theranos, here ...
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