questions you need to answer about learning and development

Questions Leaders Need To Answer About Culture and Learning

Most managers and executives would likely agree that learning and development is an important ingredient in the future success of their organizations, and most folks would tell you that professional development opportunities are an important consideration when evaluating potential employers. However, that doesn’t always translate into meaningful learning and development efforts within organizations. Take, for[…]

how psychopaths become ceos

How Psychopaths Become CEOs

Over the past several months, I’ve been doing a bunch of research on a a variety of topics, one of which is the presence of psychopaths in the workplace and their effect on teams and organizational culture. There will be other posts where I unpack some of that stuff, but one of the many things I[…]

Your company culture will never change

12 Reasons Your Company Culture Will Never Change

Culture is a hot topic, but it’s also a complex one. People conceptualize culture differently, and so consequently culture change is conceptualized differently as well. Regardless of how exactly you think of culture and culture change, one thing we know is that only a fraction of change efforts are successful. That’s not due to a[…]

self awareness

13 Questions to Increase Your Self-Awareness

Often, when I’m giving a talk at a conference or working with a team, the issue of self-awareness comes up. It’s something that’s central to servant leadership and foundational to so many other critical leadership competencies. But it can also seem a bit elusive, and so sometimes, someone will say something like this to me: “I’m[…]