A corporate executive loses his voice and discovers a new pathway to organizational excellence built on the premise of dispersed power and shared leadership.
Read excerpts from BECOME: The Five Commitments of Purposeful Leadership. The world’s greatest leaders focus on three critical things: they are committed to accomplishing something that matters; they articulate a vision that others embrace; and they demonstrate a series of five commitments that make up the message of this book.
Book excerpt from DECISIONS by Robert L. Dilenschneider, talks about talk about the decision Henry Ford made to save his company—a business decision that Fortune magazine said is the “greatest” of all time.
Book Review of Become: The Five Commitments of Purposeful Leadership by Mark Hannum, reviewed by Rockie Blunt, EdD, President, Blunt Consulting Group
It is thrilling to listen to Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. How many people are capable of such creativity? But there is another kind of creativity of which we are all capable. It’s quite ordinary, in fact, even if its results can be extraordinary: they have sometimes changed the world. It’s all about one little switch.
Humility is the magic ingredient that shows your team and your colleagues that your motivations come from a good place. Read more in this book excerpt from The Punk Rock of Business Read more in this book excerpt from The Punk Rock of Business.
There are few relationships inside of a business that are more essential to get right as the one between a supervisor and their employees. This relationship is one that can often make or break a department to the point where it can have an impact on the overall business.
Effective leadership makes the right things happen. How do executives help their leaders succeed? This article offers three keys for developing leaders at every level.
To me, servant leadership is the only way to guarantee great relationships and great results. Why? When you treat your people well—catch them doing things right, praise them when they are doing well, and redirect them when they get off track; when you empower them to bring their brains to work and make decisions—they will […]
So here’s an idea: since you’re the top dog, it’s time to actually lead like a dog. Dogs naturally have many of the attributes that separate leaders from the rest of the pack: loyalty, perseverance, friendship, teamwork, honesty, bravery, ingenuity, playfulness, curiosity and an unflagging desire for more information.