Adaptive Leadership

Part One: The True Cost of Misplaced Humor

This year I have had the dubious honor of sitting in several employee meetings lead by CEOs. These are always fun to watch and are great places to learn a bit about leadership. I remember early in my career watching Larry Bossidy at AlliedSignal take open questions from the audience.…

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Moving To Next

Dr. Michael Jenkins is a long-time colleague with tremendous insight into issues involving leadership and self-development. LeaderShift Authentic Insights, Inc. is proud to featured him here as a guest blogger. We hope you will enjoy the benefit of his experience.- Jennifer Eggers Ever feel stuck? Unable to act? Unsure about…

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What’s So Global About Global Leadership?

I was recently approached by a friend doing an executive search for a Global Organization Development/Leadership Development role. He knows a lot about this field and has done a ton of recruiting, and he called to ask me what makes a candidate ‘global.’ What is the difference between a regular…

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What’s So Global About Global Leadership?

I was recently approached by a friend doing an executive search for a Global Organization Development/Leadership Development role. He knows a lot about this field and has done a ton of recruiting, and he called to ask me what makes a candidate ‘global.’ What is the difference between a regular…

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Getting Out of the Middle

Little good ever comes from being in the middle. It’s an awkward place to be. Yet many of us seem to spend an awful lot of time there. Some of us are even paid to be there. This should resonate if you’ve ever had a customer and a boss. Being…

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People Just Don’t Get It

As I help leaders find success in the face of more and more situations they are often unprepared for (reference in my last post), there is frequently a mounting frustration with people who just, ‘don’t get it.’ These seemingly clueless ones range from direct reports, to leadership, to customers and…

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People Just Don’t Get It

As I help leaders find success in the face of more and more situations they are often unprepared for (reference in my last post), there is frequently a mounting frustration with people who just, ‘don’t get it.’ These seemingly clueless ones range from direct reports, to leadership, to customers and…

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What You Know May No Longer Apply

As I talk to clients, there are a couple really prevalent issues that are holding corporations back in today’s economy. These are issues that will require people to think differently to solve them. For years, we’ve tried to do things better, faster and cheaper. And while that is still critical,…

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