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What's your career path: journey or destination?

When asked about career path, some are quick to say things like “VP of … in 10 years” or “world’s expert in ….” Others might say “work in …

The Most Common Leadership Model - And Why It's Broken

When organizations’ hire, develop, and promote leaders using a competency-based model, they’re unwittingly incubating failure. Nothing fractures corporate culture faster, and eviscerates talent development efforts more rapidly, than rewarding the wrong people for the wrong reasons. Don’t reward …

The Best Talent Is Bringing Out Talent in Others

"A superior leader is a person who can bring ordinary people together to achieve extraordinary results." Many years ago, an entrepreneur told me …

How to get ahead in … care leadership

Seventeen years after she started work as a care support worker, Ann Gale is about to embark on a university-level qualification to help her climb …

5 Leadership Lessons for Today's Executive

The poster of <i>12 O’clock High</i>, the 1949 Gregory Peck-led vehicle centering on the underperforming 918th Bomber Group, hangs framed in my Aveksa office. This is not because of its reputation as one of the best WWII films to emerge from the glut of late 1940’s war-centric cinema, but as a constant …

5 Leadership Lessons From a Hollywood Pope | Inc.com

Now that we’ve had a little time to get used to the idea of a new pope, I thought a (short!) quiz might be in order:<p>1. <b>Practices humility</b>: Which pope removes his tiara at his papal coronation, indicating that he wants to distribute the church’s riches to the world’s poor?<p>2. <b>Values experience more</b> …

Leadership Is More than Interpersonal Skills

Most of the 89,000 leadership books offered on Amazon.com focus on traditional interpersonal leadership: the relationships between leaders and followers. Interpersonal leadership sets up an expectation that leaders must be in dialog or at least in view of their followers. Yet this style of …

3 Leadership Lessons We Can Learn from Gen Y - Switch & Shift

A third of U.S. employees feel chronically overworked. 52% of U.S. families say work interferes with their family or home responsibilities. More than …

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How to do public leadership in tough times

Leadership is a buzzword in management circles at the moment – seen as the magic stardust that transforms public bodies into high-performing …