Leadership

Management is (still) not leadership

Management is (still) not leadership

A few months ago, I decided to attend a management seminar in Toronto in order to “stay on top of my game”. The seminar leader said at the start of the session that she would be using the terms management and leadership interchangeably because they were one in the...
Lessons in leadership

Lessons in leadership

A Look At The Fine Art Of Leadership Through The Eyes Of A Softball Coach Forward I once remember my dad saying to me that, the most important things you learn in life are those things you learn once you thought you knew it all. I never really acknowledged the...
Are leaders really psychopathic?

Are leaders really psychopathic?

So are business leaders really cut from the same psychopathic cloth as psychopaths? Dr. Linda Ferguson, Chair of NLP Canada says; there are an inordinate number of leaders that demonstrate psychopathic tendencies and Dr. Kevin Dutton, (author of The Wisdom of...
The 5 myths about leadership

The 5 myths about leadership

True leadership cannot be assigned, appointed or awarded. The true essence of leadership comes from influence. True influence can be defined as; “how can I get you to do what I need you to do, when you are not obligated to it.” Leaders have struggled with this since...
The five levels of leadership

The five levels of leadership

Becoming an effective leader is a lot like being in the stock market. You don’t make your fortune in a day; you make it daily, a little bit at a time. What matters most is what you do day after day, over the long haul. The secret to leadership success is investing in...
Stepping Up To Leadership

Stepping Up To Leadership

Too often, people who are promoted to their first leadership position fail and that failure trips up careers more often than not. 

Being a leader changes everything. Before you are a leader, success is all about you. It’s about your performance, your contributions...