Leadership

Mar 17, 2016

Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as they like; if the culture of the organization can’t or won’t support those plans, it’s going to be difficult to move forward. In the olden days, NCR was one of my clients. NCR was gobbled up by AT&T in 1991, and like the Borg, AT&T attempted to assimilate them, dubbing them AT&T Global Information Solutions or AT&T GIS. The interesting thing is, though, nobody within the acquired company called it AT&T GIS. They called it NCR. I remember facilitating courses and going to meetings during this time, where employees...

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as...

Nov 20, 2014

Leadership Programs that Work

Many of us have been in “Leadership Training” since we were very young. We learned leadership informally, through participation in sports teams,...

Many of us have been in “Leadership Training” since we were very young. We learned leadership informally, through participation in sports teams,...

May 27, 2010

How to Train an Executive: Quick, Relevant Content and Meaningful Conversations

55 and Older Execs Don’t Like Training Reni: I read an article on The Economist titled: Executive education and the over-55s: Never...

55 and Older Execs Don’t Like Training Reni: I read an article on The Economist titled: Executive education and the over-55s: Never...

Apr 26, 2010

Attributes of Effective Coaching: Coaching Appreciatively

Coaching is one of my favorite topics to research and discuss. That might surprise you since I’ve written the majority of my...

Coaching is one of my favorite topics to research and discuss. That might surprise you since I’ve written the majority of my...

Apr 1, 2010

Transformative Learning, Part 5: The Value of Reflection

Last night, I attended an ASTD Corporate SIG meeting where a panel of speakers shared their talent management and development best practices....

Last night, I attended an ASTD Corporate SIG meeting where a panel of speakers shared their talent management and development best practices....

Mar 30, 2010

The Leadership Litmus Test

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy...

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy...