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 […]

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 […]

Is Your Executive Team Stressed? Then Move!

Our brains are under constant assault from stressors. To reduce the amount of stress you feel and to improve your resilience, move. Move around physically. Exercise. Walk while on conference calls. Move. Movement has huge benefits in terms of stress reduction and resilience. Today’s post is by Jon Wortmann, thoughtLEADERS principal and author of Hijacked […]

Managing the Safari Way

Plans and strategies get derailed on a daily basis. Unpredictable issues, market forces, and unforeseen circumstances can all throw your plan off track. Being flexible, having contingency plans in place, and trusting others can help you overcome these obstacles and get back on track. Today’s post is by Larry Ackerman, author of The Identity Code […]

In the Absence of Clarity There is No Accountability

A leader’s number one job is to create clarity. Leaders who fail to create clarity will struggle with holding their people accountable because their people will choose to perform the activities that fit closest to their current comfort zone. Today’s post is by Hamish Knox, author of Accountability the Sandler Way (CLICK HERE to get […]

5 Tips for Networking the Right Way

Networking isn’t just about getting a job for yourself. If you focus on it for that purpose alone, you’re doomed to fail. By seeing networking as a way to bring value to others, you’ll find your network grows rapidly and your opportunities will multiply. Today’s post is by Annie Walton Doyle of Inspiring Interns. Whatever […]