leadership development

  • Manager and Leader – The mindset for success

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    How many managerial roles and mindsets can you think of off the top of your head? And how many of those can one person reasonably be expected to effectively fulfill? In a classic November 2003 Harvard Business Review article, “Manager’s Job: Folklore and Fact,” Mintzberg outlines 10 daily managerial roles that fall within three broad […]

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  • A Comprehensive Model for Leadership Development

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    Over the years we have found that many leadership development programs focus on one or two areas of development but not all the core competencies that create highly effective leaders. Some programs focus heavily on business acumen but leave out the leadership skills or vice versa. The impact is that leaders do not gain the […]

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  • Lost your mojo? Here are four ways to put a spring back in your step

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    Being an entrepreneur is the hardest I have ever worked. In comparison to building a company, my corporate career was easy! Having just celebrated the ninth birthday of SkyeTeam, I can’t help but feel the time has flown by – and while there have been many highlights and periods of excitement along the way, there […]

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  • Leadership and Power – Part 2

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    In part I of this blog series we explored the four types of Position Power. In this blog we will continue our conversation on Power as we explore Personal Power. Personal power is a leader’s personal influence. It has to do with the amount of respect, trust and support they have from others. We cannot […]

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  • In the war for talent, who are your rock stars?

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    This article first appeared in Morag’s column on CIO.com. Everyone is in the ‘war for talent’ looking to attract and retain those “A” players, the rock stars, that move the team forward and keep them ahead of the game. In a recent post, Eric Spencer discussed the importance of succession planning, creating a career path […]

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  • Who’s Next? What’s Your Company’s Plan for your Rock Stars?

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    As Pete Townsend, guitarist for the legendary rock band ‘The Who’ said, “Then I’ll get on my knees and pray, we don’t get fooled again.” How many times have we been fooled by our succession-planning-by-prayer method? We’ve heard the conversations; they sound something like this: “It’ll be just fine, our CEO isn’t going anywhere.” “She […]

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