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The purpose of this site is to create a community of leaders who aspire to great leadership and who support one another in this pursuit.
This is a place you can come to talk about issues that matter, decisions when the stakes are high, and the obligations of leadership.
Here’s where the latest ideas about leadership get exchanged, discussed, and passed on.
Popular Blog Posts
A few weeks ago I was approached by a middle-level leader in a large engineering company. I had just finished delivering a closing keynote where I shared my ideas from my new book, The Leadership Contract. This fellow lingered around for a while after the presentation. He eventually approached me. I could tell he needed to talk.
So much of what’s written in the leadership space is focused on stories of exemplary or great leadership. That’s good, because in reality our day to day experience is filled with lots of bad leadership and stupid leaders. Here’s a list of the ten worst offenders.
Many organizations have struggled after foisting leadership responsibility on employees who weren’t ready, or weren’t wired for the job. Are you ready? Here are four questions to help you start thinking through your own answer.
Ultimate accountability for leadership is shared between three key groups: the Board, Management and HR. Here’s what each group should be doing.