7 skills tomorrow's top leaders are developing today

7 Skills Tomorrow’s Top Leaders are Developing Today

This week, I’ll be at a conference giving a talk on Culture and Storytelling, following which I’ll be part of a panel discussion about the Future of Work, and specifically about developing current, millennial talent into future leaders. It’s interesting to note the skills toward which organizations seem to be migrating as it relates to what they’re looking[…]

8 Ways the Best Leaders Coach Their Teams

Aside from accountability, I think coaching may be one of the most misunderstood words in the leadership lexicon. (Let’s be real. It’s been hijacked and given a negative connotation by some bosses out there who’ve decided to hide behind the word in order to do any number of things to people up to and including[…]

want to be more creative

Want to be More Creative? Just Say No.

There are so many fantastic posts on creativity out there, and what follows will certainly not be added to that group; but I think it’s an important footnote to the ongoing conversation in the business world about creativity. Many of the posts I alluded to above provide great tips to help you be more creative,[…]

4 Potentially Awkward Things Leaders Do

There are certain things that make sense to us. Other things? Not so much. Some stuff is just a little awkward, right? Some people’s working styles seem reasonable. Other folks? Not really. Other times maybe it’s apparel decisions. We see those skinny jeans, and wonder silently how they can possibly be comfortable. Or even healthy[…]