There is a great amount of definitions and theories about effective leadership. Each leader chooses their unique formula of success, but still there are keys to authentic leadership that can't be ignored. Here are 10 important principles each leader ...
I wasn't listening as a preface to a defensive reply; I was listening to learn. In the process, I learned more about my academic community than I would have ever learned simply by relying on those who worked most closely with me....
Vision is the foundation of leadership. Whilst leadership starts with being the right person - the character of the leader, great leadership is sustained by a shared and compelling vision. A compelling vision is one that describes who you are, why you exist and the future you want to create.
"Every Wednesday morning they had class coffee with the mothers. I missed most class coffees. My daughter would come home and she would list off all the mothers that were there and say, "You were not there, mom."
If you want to know if a fish is bad, look at its head, they say. No role in life is more dependent on success and failure than that of a leader. Some see the pressure that comes with managing others as a burden, others see it as a thrill. [...]
This may sound harsh, but the truth often is... I've witnessed far too many people in positions of leadership that wouldn't recognize an opportunity if it hit them squarely in the face. If you cannot recognize, attract, and acquire opportunity you should not be in a leadership position. Just this week [...]
What are the fastest ways to cultivate leadership within a company? What lessons can leaders apply as they strategize new ways to encourage employees to step up and drive efforts toward achieving the organization's major goals? How can leaders effectively communicate the company's vision? Here are the most-read blogs offering insights on these topics.