Did curiosity kill the cat? Perhaps, but in business, not having curiosity is never a good thing. In fact, asking questions, probing and getting to the truth are all important aspects of effective leadership. But there’s more to the story, because great leaders have a skill set that is defined by a few basics. Here are just […]
The meeting isn’t quite over, but you step out of the room to take the call. The report isn’t quite the way you envisioned it, but you send it to the client anyway. Sound familiar? With changing priorities, a work pace that moves at break neck speed, and a relentless “to-do” list, leading by example
The ego is one of the biggest barriers to success. Particularly for leaders who rely on confidence, conviction and self-assurance for effectiveness, an overactive ego can destroy collaborative effort, erode trust and weaken morale faster than almost anything else. Balancing self-confidence and humility while avoiding arrogance is the mark of a true leader.
Few things make as big an impact on everyday life as work. We’re fierce competitors, and we strive for excellence, exhausting our minds and bodies to stay out front, ahead of the curve. In many cases, we end the day mentally, physically and emotionally drained. But is it enjoyable? Absolutely. Sure things will go wrong, […]
For CEO’s and corporate executives, excellence is a personal choice, not an institutional choice. Leaders who understand and recognize the importance of not only the right strategic solutions and guidance, but also, personal excellence, are more successful, more fulfilled and happier. So how do you pursue excellence and what steps can you take to ensure […]