Category Archives: Think Tank

Lead at Home as You Lead at Work

Lately, I’ve been thinking about why some prominent leaders appear to have trouble leading their own families. What would prevent a dynamic business leader who inspires loyalty and productivity from a diverse workforce from achieving the similar results at home?  Too often, I encounter men and women who are at the absolute pinnacle of their…
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Say You’re Sorry

Don’t hesitate to say, “I’m sorry.”  An apology can be one of the most profound, inspiring, and galvanizing acts a leader can do. Marshall Goldsmith, the noted executive coach, would also add “magical” “restorative” and “healing” to the list of properties.  By apologizing for an outright mistake, or even just an unintended consequence, a leader…
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Striving and Arriving

Make yourself at home… You’ve arrived! Many of the senior leaders that I’ve coached have achieved success well beyond what most professionals could ever reasonably expect. These executives surpassed their former peers and classmates, not to mention their friends and family. Yet all too many remain fixated on the next job or a bigger role.…
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Been Blogging All Along

When I founded Leadership Solutions in 1999, I was certain that by 2013… OK, well maybe I didn’t have a crystal ball, but this much I knew: I was ready for a new challenge. Having been a partner at a major consulting firm and a senior executive in the banking industry, I understood that leading…
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