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6 Leaders to Be Thankful for

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

3,000 Millennials on a Cruise Ship: An Insider's Look Into Summit at Sea 2015

Loic Le Meur | Posted 11.22.2015 | Technology
Loic Le Meur

Summit shut down all wifi satellite access on the ship except for 10 computers in the main lobby. It made everyone not look at their phones and computers for three days, which was great. You can't leave the boat either, so everyone is together and there are no side events.

Leaders and Bystanders

Mark Pastin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Mark Pastin

What we learn from the bystander effect is that if you are going to be ethical, you sometimes have to rise above cost-benefit analysis. For each individual bystander, the cost benefit approach says not to intervene.

20 Behaviors Even the Most Successful People Need to Stop

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, Marshall Goldsmith had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world's authori...

The Follower Revolt: What's Eating Leaders for Breakfast?

Robert Hall | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Robert Hall

While there is much talk about developing stronger leaders, what seems a more present reality is that followers have become much more empowered to actively - and sometimes passively - reject leaders they no longer are willing to follow.

Leadership Lessons From a Badass Leader

Bill Treasurer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

Havlik isn't some well-manicured leadership author. He's a rough-and-tumble guy who has actually led... often in do-or-die situations. He's got a bullet hole in his right forearm. Like I said, badass.

Afghans Searching for a Leader

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 11.06.2015 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

During the last 14 years, we had everything but a leader. To secure the achievements and overcome the massive challenges, it's the right time to review quickly the unprecedented achievements of the last fourteen years as well as the challenges that remain and lie ahead.

Just be yourself

Peter Aceto | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

what do the words of Paracelsus, Alterius non sit qui suus esse potest, mean? "Let no man be another's who can be his own," or more simply, just be yourself. The enemy of ambiguity is clarity. Be clear whenever you can.

Millennial Speaks Out About a More Compassionate Society

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Millennials seem to getting a bad rap as if they are too self-centered and privileged. But, in my experience as a parent and psychoanalyst, the Millennials are politically adept, inclusive, and passionate about their ideals

Pope Francis -- A Call to Something Greater

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Schafer

As with any natural cycle what was once great must die to make way for the new; Pope Francis is reminding us that we don't need to cling to what no longer serves us, rather to look inside ourselves to the greatness that seeded our success at the outset.

Launching Leaders: The Power of All-Girls Schools

Christine Fruechte | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Christine Fruechte

I recently attended my 30th high school reunion. It seems like just yesterday Wham!, Madonna and Chaka Khan were topping the music charts, typing class was required, and Ronald Reagan was president.

Leadership Redefined: The Time Is Now

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

Being a leader is not a title held only by the smartest and the fittest. Sadly most people, especially women, don't see themselves as leaders simply because they don't manage a company, organization or teams of people. However, those same people are parents, partners, volunteers, family members, and friends. All of those roles have a leadership component to them one way or another.

When It's Time to Ignore Your Boss

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

When your boss is not looking out for your best interests or the company's, it is time to go "transparent rogue" -- and do the right thing.

How Everyone Wins When "We" Comes Before "Me"

Peter Aceto | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

A mentor of mine once said: "You can't be an outlier unless you want to actually turn the tables upside down." It's time the business world turns the tables upside down.

How to Be a Leader When You Are Not the Leader

Alex Budak | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Alex Budak

The story of leadership is often told through the lens of a single leader and a singular act -- Martin Luther King rallying crowds at the Lincoln Memorial; Eleanor Roosevelt leading the creation of the declaration on human rights; Henry Kissinger setting foot in Beijing.

What This CEO Did Proves That Introverts Make Great Leaders

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

  In this video, Susan Cain -- Quiet Revolution co-founder and author of the best-selling Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Ca...

How Digital Natives Will Shape the Future of Work

Anne Loehr | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

I recently dove deep into the future for a series called *Work: Reimagined, analyzing the trends shaping the future of work and determining five qualities that will be imperative for successful future leaders.

The Curse of Heroes and Legends: Re-thinking Leadership

Laura-Marie Töpfer | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Laura-Marie Töpfer

With the downturn of the global economy, growing political divisions and violence on the rise, confidence in our leaders is dwindling. Indeed, 86% of respondents to the World Economic Forum's Survey on the Global Agenda believe that we face a leadership crisis in the world today.

8 Ways Leaders Become Better

Murray Newlands | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Murray Newlands

Leadership still is viewed as central to an organization's success because it is what motivates and inspires the rest of the team to be accountable and productive.

5 Habits of Leaders Who Create Change

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 09.05.2015 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

For the first time ever, we have a younger generation that has access to as much or more information than the one before it. Older generations can no ...

'She's Not Bossy, She's a Leader' 15 Ways to Know a Bossy Child From a Potential Leader

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do you know the difference between bosses and leaders? By ages five and six, you can tell the difference. These are ages when developmentally empathy should be coming into play.

How Trust Gets You in Trouble: 6 Alternatives You Can Use Instead

Thuy Sindell | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

"I don't trust you..." It's the sentence we all dread. How can someone not trust me? I'm a good person. Trust is one of those incredibly loaded words. What trust means to one person may mean something else to someone else.

Thank You President Obama for Your New Orleans Visit

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.29.2015 | Impact
Vivian Norris

The President did the right thing by going to struggling neighborhoods and spending time with the young people who could see in a man who, through the dedication, love and hard work, a mirror of themselves and what they too could accomplish.

The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working. I am grateful for these opportunities.