Leadership Development

To Become a Better Leader, Develop These Two Abilities

To become a better leader, follow this ten-year research study (Source: A Bias for Action by Bruch and Ghosal), which claims that for a leader to create a culture that has a bias for action, two qualities need to be developed: Focus – having one overarching, ambitious goal Energy – having positive energy or willpower to …

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To Become a Better Leader, Get Out of Your Box

Most organizations still exist inside the big box that is defined by their organization chart. And within that big box, there exists many more interconnected boxes. Some organizations have tried to get rid of these boxes, for example replacing them with circles, but these are still boxes, albeit without the edges. Being the head of …

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Leadership Skills: You Can’t Become a Leader by Attending Courses on Leadership

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” ― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics Every successful leader I know learned to be a leader, not by attending classes on leadership, but by “being” a leader. When I look back on the successful leaders I personally know, and …

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