3 Warning Signs You Might Be Slipping Into Clipboard Leadership

Leadership is about producing results, not reports. If you’ve ever encountered a leader who seemed more interested in inspecting activities than in inspiring results, you’ve encountered Clipboard Leadership. Clipboard Leadership is one of the most demotivating forms of authority you are ever likely to encounter. Clipboard Leadership emerges when the need for reports begins to…

How To Position Your Leadership For Dynamic Problem-Solving

This article is part of my Global Leadership series; Insights from more than a decade of leadership training around the world… Solving complex problems lies at the heart of what it means to be an effective leader. But effective leadership involves more than finding solutions. It’s about being the solution. Being the solution to a problem means…

How to Increase Your Leadership By Weighing What Really Matters

Effective leaders know that while certain metrics require  counting, there are also vital indicators that require weighing. Let’s face it. Leaders measure. It’s part of what we do. It’s in our “DNA”. We want to know how many, how much, how often, how far and how fast. But as seasoned leaders will tell you, while counting tells you some important information,…