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If You Don't Know Yourself, You Don't Know Anything

Hello, again. After some lively discussion about Women+Museums, this week we return to questions of leadership. Recently, we’ve been talking a lot about self-awareness in anticipation of our trip to… 564 more words

Museum

Does Deceit Show Poor Judgment?

I go back and forth on the most important characteristic for leadership. Sometimes I know it is good judgment. Other times I’m just as certain it’s integrity. 283 more words

Leadership

Why Listening Might Be the Most Important Skill a Leader Has

The other day a colleague sent me an email. It contained a photograph of a group of blue ribbons on a table. Each ribbon said, “I Survived Another Meeting that Should Have Been an Email.” I suspect my colleague and I are not the only people who see meeting announcements on Google calendar and are gripped with dread. 546 more words

Leadership

Authentic or Effective Leadership?

Trust! It is a vital element of leadership, at least Authentic Servant Leadership. I suppose an effective leader can get away with a lack of trust, but the leadership of someone who is merely effective is limited. 585 more words

Leadership

Why is Self-Awareness Important to Museum Leaders?

Well, truth be told, self-awareness should be important to all leaders, whether they serve in the museum world, the non-profit world or business. Why? On the face of it, leadership may seem like it’s about leaders knowing their organizations, and that’s true, but successful leaders also spend time studying themselves. 414 more words

Leadership

Seven Personal Characteristics Of A Good Leader

How often have you heard the comment, “He or she is a born leader?” There are certain characteristics found in some people that seem to naturally put them in a position where they’re looked up to as a leader. 529 more words

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Show them The Authenticity!

One of my favourite topics to write about is leadership. If you search my blog you will find at least a third of my posts link back to the theme of leadership. 597 more words