A measure of stability for leaders in stormy times

A measure of stability for leaders in stormy times

I find it amazing at how differently leaders are dealing with the affects of the pandemic. And at what stages each of us is in. One leader recalled hearing that some people are only able to focus on the next 30-minutes others are able to focus on the next 30 days and...

What values are you uncovering about you and your work?

What values are you uncovering about you and your work?

Each Friday, I send a "Follow Up Friday" reminder. It allows me to reflect on the actions I've seen leaders taking during the week. This week, I've been thinking about values. Stress Allows Us To Discover Values As we continue to be disrupted in this global pandemic,...

Lessons from Leading while Social Distancing

Lessons from Leading while Social Distancing

A couple weeks ago, I share three things leaders were doing to get through this crisis without losing their head. Here's an update from this past week. 3 Things Leaders are doing to lead effectively through the pandemic I'm seeing so many varied responses to the...

Leading through Crisis: Your approach to stress and what to do with it

Leading through Crisis: Your approach to stress and what to do with it

To say we’re in a time of unprecedented change and stress doesn’t do it justice. This Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is causing seismic shifts around the world. Panic of this invisible killer is added to fear of not being able to stay in business. Many leaders...

Leading through this coronavirus pandemic without losing your head

Leading through this coronavirus pandemic without losing your head

Wow. Leading in an age of this Covid-19 coronavirus is challenging. (I was going to say "unprecedented" but I've said that so many times already this week!) In talking with leaders, most are wrestling with fear, doubt, and worry about letting their teams down. They...

Leading when the world seems on fire

Leading when the world seems on fire

For the past couple of weeks, it's feeling like the world is on fire. The WHO announcing this Covid-19 coronavirus is now a pandemic. Stock markets around the world falling so quickly some exchanges have temporarily suspended trading. And conferences, classes, and...

Finding a Great Business Coach: 6 Tips

Finding a Great Business Coach: 6 Tips

If your organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit, isn’t hitting its goals, consider why. Is there a deficiency in your top leadership that’s filtering down through the ranks? Leadership failures at the top of your organization can affect the success of the entire...

When to not follow up #followupfriday

When to not follow up #followupfriday

Every Friday, I send a quick email to leaders who want to make a difference around the world reminding them to follow up with people, on projects, or with themselves. Today's email struck such a chord with readers that I've been asked to share it here on the blog....

[Guest Post] The Strategic Advantage

[Guest Post] The Strategic Advantage

This post is from Charles Weathers, the founder of The Weathers Group, a management consulting firm specializing in organization behavior and development. Charles has a wonderful gift to explain complex processes in terms you easily understand! You can learn more...

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