8 Traits of High-Potential Future Leaders

Training and Development in organizations focuses on maximizing employee abilities to contribute to the organization’s success. “Talent” in organizations is equivalent to the Fountain of Youth and identifying this valuable commodity is the 1st task necessary for a competitive advantage. The questions that needs to be addressed are: how do we identify the talent we need before our competitors […]

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Leadership Coaching – Return on Investment (ROI)

The transferring of leadership knowledge has been identified in several circumstances including action learning, mentoring, multi-rater feedback, and more specifically, Executive Leadership Coaching. Multi-rater feedback has been shown in several research articles to be more effective with the implementation of executive leadership coaching. Mentoring is a wonderful tool that transfers the ability to operate within […]

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7 Areas of Limitation in Career Development

Limited Self-Belief and Lack of Self-Esteem As career professionals, we generally underestimate our own abilities and attribute a greater degree of efficiency and aptitude to others. This limiting belief holds career development back from achieving its full potential. Professionals who desire career advancement need to understand that their abilities match up competitively with others in […]

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We NEED Ethical Leadership

GlaxoSmithKline to pay 3 billion in fines for bribing MDs to prescribe and illegally promote Paxil, Wellbutrin and Avandia where it was not regulated by the FDA and withheld research showing adverse effects (i.e. stroke). MDs need to be held responsible for prescribing and endangering patients lives when they knew of the consequences. Medical licenses should be […]

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100 Most Influential World Leaders of All Time

This is an incredible Slide Share on Leadership and I had to share it with you – Please enjoy!! 100 most influential world leaders of all time [slideshare id=8758435&w=477&h=510&sc=no] View more documents from bagotech Related articles Downloads The 100 Most Influential Philosophers Of All Time ebook (aerkvbu.typepad.com) Time’s list of 100 most influential people…where’s PhD.Hun […]

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Leadership Essentials: Public Speaking

Public speaking is the #1 feared activity which is why leadership is magnified through the lens of public speaking.  Great leadership is communicated with a superior ability to provide dynamic speeches in public that capture people’s imaginations. The public speaking platform is essential for leadership and developing the ability to communicate effectively to large audiences is […]

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The Future of Leadership

According to Abraham Maslow, Peter Drucker’s management principles accurately apply to the leaders who have evolved and are at the top of human development. These leaders have met all of their requirements in life and their needs are fulfilled. The strategies purported by Peter Drucker neatly fit the lifestyle of the prototypical leader. Applying Peter […]

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Team effectiveness and Leadership Innovation is Enhanced by the Devil’s Advocate

Every team, in order to be effective, needs to have a devil’s advocate. A devil’s advocate is a member of the team that provides conflicting information and challenges the common consensus to ensure that all alternatives are considered and safety procedures are put in place to avoid the identified problems. Decision making is enhanced through […]

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37 Traits of Leadership

Resiliency Integrity Charisma Vision Fairness Consideration for others Leading diverse employees Intellectual stimulation Courage Loyalty Dependability Self confidence Responsibility and accountability Flexibility Judgment Perseverance/tenacity Desire Mentoring and developing Decision making Communications Negotiation Delegation Empowerment Prioritizing Decisiveness Physical and emotional stamina Goal setting Planning Organizing Measuring business performance Measuring employee performance Assessing risks Reward and recognition […]

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Strategy Demystified

The term strategy is widely used and applied to many processes and situations in which are not strategy. The concept of strategy is misused in many circumstances and not truly understood. Most people look like a deer in the headlights when “Strategy” is mentioned. The following is a quick and concise guide to understanding “Strategy”. […]

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Why Goodwill is Priceless

Goodwill is derived from an accumulation of respect and the compounding effect can inadvertently change the world. Creating awareness within communities about having an abundant possession of goodwill promotes additional goodwill through the phenomenon of social proof, and an inherent human need to join a movement.  Goodwill promotes added commitment and can catapult an average leader into the ranks […]

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Client-Centered Leadership

Rule #1 for successful client-centered leadership is to identify who are the clients. The common assumption is that business clients are customers, but the concept of client includes: vendors, employees, customers, board members, partnerships, media, and family. Satisfying everyone is an honorable achievement to strive for, but is usually impossible to sustain over time. There […]

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New Leader – Team Communication Error: Problems and Solutions

Great individual performers who are promoted to leadership positions are used to producing superior results which are the reason for their promotion. These standout performers have customized frameworks set in place that guide their performance.  Their frameworks have taken years of development and their work experience and education has created a blueprint for success. As […]

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