Startling statistic: according to Inc magazine’s website, 50% of leader transitions fail. Wow. The consequences of a failed transition can have a very painful and lasting impact on an organization. From a leader’s perspective trust, respect, and integrity are lost.
The decision of the Commander in Chief to declare war on COVID-19 was clearly an accurate choice. I remember deploying to war for the first time in my military career after the United States declared war on Iraq in 1990.
The last thing I remember as I was drifting off to “la-la” land was the big spotlight shining down on me. I was on my back in a hospital bed in the operating room at a local medical center. I
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Effective one-on-one coaching is a critical task for leaders at all levels. It is clearly one of the best methods to develop your people. Effective coaching inspires in others an internal drive to act ethically, without direction, to achieve goals. Effective coaching drives performance builds competence and confidence, and ultimately enhances trusting relationships. The best coaches help people find ways to make things happen as opposed to creating excuses why they can’t.
BRAVE is a proven model for developing competent, confident leaders capable of decisive action.
Sarah was a reasonably successful small business owner with twenty employees. She had all the technical skills needed for her business. She introduced herself to me after my keynote presentation to an annual association’s conference we both attended. After her
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Wow, the new year has arrived! As THE leader of your organization, how would you assess the performance of your organization over the past year? Regardless of the size of your organization you lead, this article is for you. If
3 key beliefs that successful people possess that enabled their success can also be inhibitors to their progression. Understanding these beliefs can help inspire leaders to grow and become even more successful.