442 results for tag: leadership


Everyday Leaders: Courage

This year I want to focus 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. Each month I will post an article focused ...
Read More

5 Tips for Giving Tough Feedback to Executives

Beware the vacuum of truth. Candid feedback is rare, but essential for executives to succeed. There’s a phenomenon that occurs as executives work their way to the top: No one tells them the truth anymore. As leaders gain more authority, people around ...
Read More

10 Tips to Increase Your YES Rate

In every executives heart of hearts, there is always a "Dream Team," a list of highly qualified individuals that he or she would love to have on their team. One would assume that when introduced, those candidates and those hiring managers would be a match ...
Read More

Women for Hire: How to Hire More Rockstar Women

We’ll never get enough women out of the bottom of the funnel if we don’t get more into the top. It may sound simple. But it’s not easy. The case for recruiting more women executives to your company… particularly in its senior ranks… is ...
Read More

3 Simple Steps for Dealing With Problematic Employees

In today's increasingly litigious climate, it is critically important to terminate employees 'by the book'. Are you aware that there is a world of difference between firing someone for misconduct, as opposed to substandard job performance? ISC has created ...
Read More

Lead With Joy

Join the founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the business culture cult classic Joy, Inc for an inspirational Master Class session on finding joy in the challenge of leading others. Rich Sheridan’s Joy, Inc told the story of how his tiny software ...
Read More

The Super Bowl is Sunday. Here’s the Over/Under You Can Bet On

Even if you're not planning to watch the big game (or the ads!), you probably know that the Over/Under tells you who the Las Vegas bookies are favoring. Right now it's three points, which means Sunday should be a nail-biter. But I want to ask you an ...
Read More

Specially For You: Job Search Success, Private Equity, Board Seats, and More!

Are you facing some challenges in your job search that you’d like some expert help in overcoming? What about Board seats… are you interested in adding that distinction to your already impressive resume? Or are you interested in partnering with a private ...
Read More

Please Stop Doing This When You Hire!

It's time to be straight with you... If you're like most executives, you're making the biggest hiring mistake. Over and over and over. I wouldn't be a friend if I didn't tell you. Because it's totally avoidable. But the change will take some courag...
Read More

Why Neurodiversity Matters at Your Office

Companies around the world have started to embrace the value of having diversity in the workplace. It's time to do the same with embracing people with different mental capabilities. Viewing people with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Asperger's syndrome, Dyspraxia, ...
Read More

When the Journey Becomes the Destination

When was the last time you saw a goal all the way through to successful completion? Some would say it depends on the definition of the goal. For example, if your goal is to read Catcher in the Rye that’s a simple journey from point A to B so if you ...
Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Candidate Interview

Interviewing candidates is where it all falls apart for so many business leaders. Despite their best intentions. Because they've never been taught how to do it properly, they wing it. Yikes. I'm a numbers nerd and I recently calculated that I've ...
Read More