Where Are We Going and How Am I Doing?

When assessing leadership effectiveness, one of the tools I turn to most frequently is the LEA 360 published by Management Research Group (MRG). This Leadership Effectiveness Analysis profiles 22 leadership practices or behaviors in six critical leadership categories: Creating a Vision, Developing Followership, Implementing the Vision, Following Through, Achieving Results and Team Playing. Out of… Continue Reading Where Are We Going and How Am I Doing?

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Pushing Back

One of the hallmarks of leadership is having the confidence to push back. In doing so, we give voice to our unique perspective on an issue. When everyone around the table seems to be agreeing on everything, one can surmise that there are differing points of view that are not surfacing. Groupthink can lead a… Continue Reading Pushing Back

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6 Reasons to Meet

If you are not pulling your team together on a regular basis to meet, here are six good reasons to start doing so. Create more of a team environment. Encourage open communication. Offer a safe place for conflict. Break down silos by increasing transparency across functions. Provide greater clarity. Structure accountability. Once you establish a… Continue Reading 6 Reasons to Meet

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