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Power... At All Levels

In my last two posts under “Ideas” I introduced the concepts of the S-curve and Power Law (a.k.a. Pareto’s Law, Zipf’s Law, or the 80/20 rule). 936 more words

Business

Want to Win Respect and Help Your Leaders? Try Challenging Them

This guest post is by Michael Glazer.

If only I had a dollar for every time I heard leaders say they want the people in their organizations to “tell me what I need to know, not what I want to hear.” 413 more words

Coaching

Spending Less than 100% of Our Resources Running the Business

As a management consultant I’ve been told by dozens of executives that they’re too busy and focused on “running the business” to “grow or improve the business”. 746 more words

Business

My purpose in writing this series on leadership

This is the second of a new series on leadership and leadership development, based on my experience as an army officer and over 10 years as a business and management consultant helping businesses and executives to thrive in the face of rapid change, risk, and uncertainty. 472 more words

Military Lessons

Leadership is the same in the military, business, and… hockey

This is the beginning of a new series on leadership and leadership development, based on my experience as an army officer and over 10 years as a business and management consultant helping businesses and executives to thrive in the face of rapid change, risk, and uncertainty. 1,185 more words

Military Lessons

What is the real importance of diversity?

Diversity is important, but not necessarily for the reasons that are commonly put forward. Yes, it’s important to have a variety of inputs and perspectives so we can maximize our performance and creativity. 400 more words

Executive Development

3 Ways to Prepare for Leading a New Team

Good leaders are constantly striving for excellence. They start with themselves, then raise the bar for their team.  It’s a journey that requires a combination of self awareness and growth. 591 more words

Coaching