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Four Dimensional Leadership™ Framework – Managing Up

In a previous post, Patrick Macdonald, co-Founder and Partner at School for CEOs, introduced the Four Dimensional Leadership™ Framework.  This framework forms the backbone of School for CEOs’ programmes.  398 more words


Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Executive Development Program

July 17, 2015- The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the 2015… 325 more words


Leading Through Bureaucracy

It’s paradoxical that quite often the things we do to help our organizations move faster and be more efficient end up slowing us down. How many times have you been befuddled by “bureaucracy” when trying to do what you know is or knew to be right? 574 more words

Leadership Wisdom

The Loneliness of the Chief Executive

It’s often said that being a CEO is a lonely job.  And indeed, research carried out by the School for CEOs confirms this.  According to one prominent Chief Executive, “People underestimate the human dynamics of the situation – whether it be loneliness or the reality that, if you screw up, there’s nobody to help.”  … 521 more words


Lead from the inside out

Leadership is the art of influencing others in the accomplishment of a task or mission.

Many people automatically default to using rewards and punishments and various other forms of transactional leadership to influence followers and subordinates. 414 more words

Military Lessons

Say no!

Some of you may be old enough to remember Nancy Reagan’s plea to “just say no” to drugs. If only it were that easy for those who are mired in dependency. 279 more words


Do You Have an Executive Presence | Personal Branding

Forbes defines executive presence as:

The ability to project gravitas–confidence, poise under pressure and decisiveness—seems to be its core characteristic, according to more than two-thirds of the executives surveyed.

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Career Development