• Four Steps Toward A Greater Understanding Of Social...
    Forbes - Nov 18
    However, it is increasingly obvious that it is not enough just to have a social conscience and decide to take a business-led approach to dealing with it. Many of today’s problems – whether in the developing world or in... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Why Great Leaders See More And Exclude Less
    CEO.com - Oct 23
    The central dilemma of a modern leader is to balance apparently conflicting virtues and beliefs without choosing sides between them. Decisiveness, for example, is widely and rightly perceived as crucial to effective... Read »
    1 month ago
  • America Needs Talent(ed Leaders)
    Forbes - Sep 9
    The summer is over, thank goodness. Although this may be heresy to beachgoers and people like me who enjoy the opportunity to wear white between Memorial Day and Labor Day, it has become gospel for political panjandrums. At... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Being A Leader Of The Future
    Great Leaders Serve - Jun 18
    Leaders are responsible for seeing the unseen – it’s at the core of our job description – vision. I believe this is the most critical of all our responsibilities. Yes, I understand leadership is more than vision.... Read »
    5 months ago
  • People Remember What You Say When You Paint A Picture
    HBR - Jun 16
    When leaders communicate a vision of their organization’s future, they tend to emphasize ideals and ideology — the importance of “success,” “stewardship,” or “sustainability.”  Leaders are likely to... Read »
    5 months ago
  • A Diverse Workforce Calls For Leadership Vision
    Forbes - May 4
    I’m on a stop over at London’s Heathrow, soon to be in Cork, Ireland, where I’m at the IT@Cork European Technology Summit, taking part in an interactive conference and a panel on gender diversity’s impact on... Read »
    6 months ago
  • How New Leaders Can Keep Their Nerve And Avoid...
    Forbes - Mar 20
    Countless books and articles have been written about what might be termed “the grander aspects” of leadership – the need to have a vision, the ability to decide on and execute a strategy, the importance of... Read »
    8 months ago
  • Daily Dose Of Vision
    Great Leaders Serve - Feb 25
    Vision leaks. This is one of many leadership lessons Bill Hybels has taught me over the years. Tragically, many leaders miss this elemental truth. I guess the mistake is explainable, but not excusable. The logic goes... Read »
    9 months ago
  • To Generate Successful Strategic Improvements, Start...
    Chief Executive - Jan 16
    I’ve seen many improvement efforts conduct a value stream map to review the current processes. Then comes a defensive discussion of people having to justify why they’ve been doing what they’re doing for years—and why... Read »
    10 months ago
  • How To Use Your Intuition To Succeed In Business
    Entrepreneur - Dec 15
    Steve Jobs called intuition “more powerful than intellect.” Albert Einstein called it the sacred gift. Some of the most important partnerships, products and theories are born from the instinctive feeling of... Read »
    11 months ago
  • The Power Of Being Your Best
    Lolly Daskal - Oct 21
    The most important aspect you can bring to your leadership is to strive to be your best. That means setting high expectations and standards and refusing to accept anything less. This same principle applies to you personally,... Read »
    1 year ago
  • What It Takes To Execute A Visionary Idea Successfully
    Inc - Sep 2
    There is no shortage of great ideas, only a shortage of visionaries who can actually make them happen. Most visionaries are simply not programmed to execute the how, but to gather the right people and inspire them to make it... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Richard Branson On Developing A Vision For Your...
    Entrepreneur - Apr 28
    When Virgin started expanding from the music business into other industries, the experts and our competitors advised us strongly against such moves, arguing that it was inevitable that we’d fail. Not only did we lack... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Keep Your Goals A Secret
    Lead Change Group - Jan 6
    Like most people this time of year, you have likely set some new goals for yourself, your team, or your organization. Read »
    1 year ago
  • The One Big Mistake Visionary CEOs Often Make
    Executive Street - Nov 15
    Visionary CEOs are constantly thinking of the next big thing. That’s great for innovation, but bad for employees who can’t figure out what to work on next. Read »
    2 years ago