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Biggest Managerial Questions of 2017? Ask Madeleine

Madeleine Homan Blanchard is on vacation this week so we thought it would be fun to take a look at the three most viewed managerial questions Madeleine was asked through the first half of 2017. 300 more words

Coaching

Summer Reading for the Business Professional?  Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

There are always recommendations for best summer reading and the lists usually point to fiction best-sellers. 

Any suggestions for top business books? 

I love a good novel but I also want to keep developing my skills. 289 more words

Coaching

Damn the Torpedoes! Full Steam Ahead!

by Richard Martin

That’s a quote attributed to Admiral David Farragut of the Union Navy during a battle in the U.S. Civil War. It’s a great quote for anyone who believes you always have to drive at full speed to get to where you want to go. 821 more words

Business

Sydney Finkelstein on Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

In this episode of the Blanchard LeaderChat podcast, we interview Sydney Finkelstein, author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Drawing on some of the key points from his book, Finkelstein explores the different ways managers of all personality types bring out the best in people. 191 more words

Communication

What a Famous Pediatrician Taught Me about Leadership

Think about a leader you admire.

Maybe it is the CEO of your company, the principal of your local high school, or the president of your alma mater. 557 more words

Coaching

4 Types of Leaders Who Aren’t Ready for Coaching

All over the world, leaders are using coaching to gain a competitive edge. But does coaching solve every problem one might encounter in the workplace? 522 more words

Coaching

Smugness vs Confidence

by Richard Martin

I had a conversation last week with a former client of mine. Apparently, things are going extremely well for him and his organization. 734 more words

Executive Development