Deconstructing the Internal Feedback Loop

Deconstructing the Internal Feedback Loop

In Chapter 5 of Developing World Class Leaders: The Ultimate Guide to Leadership Development, feedback becomes the true heart of leadership development. Hindsight and feedback go hand in hand. Many events of hindsight are just opportunities for feedback. Leaders...
The Fluidity of Leadership Development

The Fluidity of Leadership Development

Wayne Gretzky’s legendary quote about missing 100 percent of the shots you don’t take is only half the story in the world of leadership development. Indeed, there are far too many employees taking the shots, missing them, and then blaming the ice, the hockey...
Let Leadership Development Become the Expectation

Let Leadership Development Become the Expectation

Case studies in leadership development only work when we learn from them. Indeed, the proverbial practice of standing on the shoulders of giants is meant for us to see off into the distance to view not just threats but opportunities to get better. The hardest aspect...
Make Leadership Development a Priority Again

Make Leadership Development a Priority Again

If you pull aside your average mid-level manager to ask them about their most meaningful leadership development experience, the chances are good that they will need more than just a few moments to recall their best experience. This is also assuming that they ever had...
Why Is Teamwork So Necessary?

Why Is Teamwork So Necessary?

Michael Jordan once said: talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. With six championship rings under his belt, Jordan is undoubtedly onto something about leadership, collaboration, and yes, group dynamics.  What does a successful team look...