If you’re like me, summer is a time for catching up on the business and self-help books you’ve been meaning to read all year. But what do you remember about the books you read last year, let alone the ones you read over a decade ago? Stephen R. Covey’s bestseller – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, is
The phrase might be “follow the leader“, but there is no leader without followers. Do you recognize yourself when people talk about leaders and leadership? Many people don’t, especially when the focus is on inspiring others, crafting a compelling vision, being charismatic, or other similar things. We need to get beyond such narrow descriptions of leadership to its real essence: Simply put, leadership
Team leadership is both a role and a behavior, and the word “role” comes from the stage. Actors play roles and, like great actors, great leaders need to develop a repertoire of styles. The choice of style depends on two things: the needs of the task at hand, and the needs of the leader’s followers. The Leader… in the Lead
The United States are still recovering from an extremely intense and adversarial Presidency campaign. Analysts will likely be hard at work explaining the results and voting patterns for months, because there is no single, straightforward answer. Economics, party loyalty, racism, sexism, islamophobia, frustration with the system, anger at the Establishment… all of these probably played a part, and other things too.