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What kind of matrixed environment are you operating in?

Our reader poll today asks:  What kind of matrixed environment are you operating in? Highly matrixed: lots of complexity and many stakeholders I answer to: Moderately matrixed: it’s complex but it’s a managable number of stakeholders: Not very matrixed: it’s a simple organization with a couple of key stakeholders: Not matrixed: it’s a very simple […]

Leadership Lessons from Tragedies, Near-Misses, Hardships, and Mistakes

Great leaders learn from even the worst situations – perhaps especially the worst. Find out what some great leaders learned from holding a man’s hand as he took his dying breath at work, a falling crate smashing to bits on the factory floor a few feet from visitors, a painstaking walk across the entire country […]

How To Be a Great Innovator in Your Field

Innovation in today’s society can be a difficult idea to grasp and an even more difficult idea to implement.  In order to truly lead forward as an innovator there are a few key concepts to hold onto. Today’s post is by Dr. Joseph Walker, author of No Opportunity Wasted (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Lately, the […]

When you have a high performer whose performance starts dropping, how do you handle it?

Our reader poll today asks:  When you have a high performer whose performance starts dropping, how do you handle it? I let it sort itself out — they know what they’re supposed to do: 6% I give them a pretty long leash but intervene before it goes too far: 47% I nudge them early to […]

You Might Consider Improving Your Executive Presence

Executive presence is an element of leadership that’s easy to recognize but difficult to develop, but might be the difference in your career progressing forward. Today’s post is by Rob Salafia, a principal at thoughtLEADERS and author of Leading from Your Best Self (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Executive presence is an element of leadership that’s easy […]

Great Associate Experiences Start with Choice and Flexibility

The biggest change in the office environment is choice and flexibility. People are finding different ways and spaces in which to work that make them happy. Today’s post is by Ira Sharfin, CEO, Continental Office. It’s not a question of if the workplace will change. It’s a matter of when. The days of mundane 8 […]