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Leading by Serving—5 Essential Ingredients to Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow

Regardless of their formal title or position, people who want to be great leaders must embrace an attitude of service to others. That’s the message that Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller share in the 10th anniversary edition of their bestselling business book, … 615 more words

Leader Development

So, You Want To Get Promoted. What Are You Doing About It?

People Who Do Their Job Don’t Get Promoted

Doing your job is not enough.  You were hired to do your job.  The fact that you do it–even that you do it well–is not enough to make you stand out.  480 more words

Career Development

What teaching teaches CEOs

Lifehacker recently published an article that particularly resonated with me: Six Things I Learned from Teaching That I Still Use in Everyday Life. The lessons I learned teaching for four years at Naval Nuclear Power School continue to help me to this day. 201 more words

CEO Leadership

The Value of Self-Esteem

I’ve been an independent consultant for eight years now. One of the deepest insights I’ve gained, from my own experience and that of helping others is the unerring value of self-esteem. 840 more words


The Emergence of Coaching in an Executive’s Life

To borrow from an article that appeared in the Huffington Post in the first few days of December 2013 :

“ A recent study by the Stanford Business School found that nearly two-thirds of CEO’s don’t receive coaching or leadership development. 574 more words

Executive Coaching

Business coaching – going beyond juggling the balls

Co-Authored by Nick Wilkins and Sunny Stout-Rostron.

You’re a 40-year-old executive heading an operational division of a large company. You get to work at 07:30, scan the business news, then respond to 57 priority e-mail messages that you can’t delegate to your line managers or PA.   1,496 more words


Executive Coaching—5 Top Mistakes—A Coach’s Perspective

Executive coaching has become a mainstream development tool for leaders in today’s organizations. The challenge with any tool is to use it properly. Used poorly, a tool can have unintentional effects, or fail to achieve the desired outcomes. 613 more words

Executive Development