Leadership is not a transferable skill.
I'm not falling for the prime minister of Canada's game anymore. It's been just over two years since Justin Trudeau took the leadership of the Great White North's liberal government and the internet has been sweating him ever since. Immediately after the Oct. Show More Summary
The Reason Great Leaders Are Open to Feedback. When you think about how you receive feedback, what comes to mind? Initially, you probably feel defensive. Your brain immediately goes to the most painful part about it, the aspect that makes us feel uncomfortable and makes us want to avoid it all together. But that’s not how we grow, is it? Brain research shows […]
With President Trump’s leadership, I know: We will Make America Great Again: Opposing view
Mr. Xi, the most powerful Chinese leader in decades, wants the United States to share global leadership with China as equals.
L EADERSHIP development is a very personal endeavor. The better you become, the better your leadership becomes. It is a misconception of leadership that if you engage in the best practices of a great leader, you will become that leader. Show More Summary
When Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter blasted the NFL’s leadership under Commissioner Roger Goodell, attention immediately turned to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who also owns 120 Papa John’s franchises. Was Jones, who has his own problems with Goodell, behind Schnatter’s comments? In a radio appearance today, Jones said nothing to distance himself from that kind [more]
Earlier this week, it was my distinct pleasure to invite the 5000th human to the Rands Leadership Slack. This endeavor has greatly exceeded my expectations while also continuing to teach me about community management and leadership. Started on June 1st, 2016, the Slack is now 5000+ members with roughly 1700 of those humans being weekly… More
Thoughts from the road. Let's talk about old people. No BS, no talking around it, let's just talk about old people in the workplace. I'm coming off some leadership training with a client. Great people, and when I do that...
Last week at Executive Board, UFT leadership told us that the APPR system was the best thing since sliced bread and that everyone loved it. The proof, they said, was that there were so few ineffective ratings this year.This is kind of...Show More Summary
Leading means partnering and partnering means sacrificing. There’s a great saying that good leaders don’t see people as impediments—they seek to make people partners. But to implement this approach to leadership in daily life, we need to realize that partnering with people means sacrificing for them. Show More Summary
I was reminded of this great cartoon from The Scotsman while reading Tom Peterkin's report on the Scottish Labour Party's leadership contest which is a two horse race between Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard. Now in the good old bad old...Show More Summary
Khan is the latest owner to call out Trump for his divisive remarks
The Observer carried two articles on Sunday which gave two differing assessments of Ruth Davidson's ability to help rescue UK Conservatives from the complete mess its leaders have made of things in the wake of the great EU referendum. Show More Summary
Dear local leadership: here's the formula for long-term success. A Great Migration of the Tax Donkeys is underway, still very much under the radar of the mainstream media and conventional economists. If you are confident no such migration of those who... The post Migration of the Tax Donkeys was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
James Harden is not one to be disrespected without returning fire. On Friday, former Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale said the Rockets trading fro PG Chris Paul was huge because he could lead that team to possible greatness, because James Harden is not a leader. “I think it makes them a much better team […]
I have spent the last year doing a deep dive into my personal leadership style. I’ve done this for self-improvement and because some great leaders and mentors have challenged me to take a look at my skills. I’ve read countless blogs and books on leadership, specifically women leaders, and how they have succeeded at the […]
Ever since I've been reading NY Teacher, that's been the official message. Every evaluation system has been wonderful, this is the best possible scenario in the best possible world, and we're doing a great job. A case in point is this...Show More Summary
Paul Hutcheon broke a great story in The Herald the other day involving a full-time Unison union official who claims to have been granted permission to campaign for one of the contenders in the Scottish Labour leadership election - while signed off on paid sick leave. Show More Summary
We had so many good comments during the Nonprofit Leadership Summit. People said: “A great summit! Very high quality!! I’ve been telling my colleagues who couldn’t join all about it!” -Lisa Allen, Edmonton, AB “I thought Ellen Bristol... [Keep Reading]