Eight Reasons Leaders Need A Framework

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I have sometimes been told that in an age of sound bites and short attention spans, it’s hard to get leaders to think. That’s not been my experience, but here is the key: when leaders are given a framework to think about leadership, they think well and deeply—and very practically. Henri Bergson put it well and succinctly: “Think like a … Read More

John Wooden: Coach and Philosepher

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John Wooden is considered one of the most outstanding basketball coaches in the history of the game. His success, however, came not from the techniques he practiced as a coach, but from the philosophy of leadership that he developed over time. It took him fourteen years to shape and define it, but once he was satisfied with it – he … Read More

Who Really Owns Leadership Development In Your Organization

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Great leadership is in large measure knowing what to delegate and what not to delegate. There is much you should delegate. There a few things you should not delegate. Where does leadership development fall? In a healthy organization, who is responsible for developing leaders? It’s not HR. It’s not the training department, if you have one. It’s your leaders – … Read More

Your People Are Not Your Greatest Asset

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How do you get a 33-fold growth rate in less than 20 years? By focusing on your greatest asset. So what is your greatest asset? “Our people,” many organizations claim. Even if they really mean it (many don’t), it still isn’t true. It’s not your people. It’s your leaders. If you take care of the leaders in your organization, you … Read More

Seven Axioms To Build A Framework For Great Leadership

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Life is built on axioms – statements that we believe to be self-evidently true, “established principles,” as the Oxford Dictionary puts it. Just as life is built on axioms, so is leadership. Here are mine for great leadership: People are not an organization’s greatest asset. Its leaders are. If you invest in your leaders, you’ll take care of every other … Read More