Tag Archives: leadership

As I remember from my early career, computer code is very explicit step-by-step instructions for how you want a computer to respond to a set of commands.  A lot of “if, then” statements and if you place the commas and … Continue reading

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While I’m an engaged reader of leadership books, expert blogs, and HBR, sometimes great leadership lessons come from unlikely sources–in this case, The LEGO movie.  According to the movie website summary, www.thelegomovie.com, this 3D animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly … Continue reading

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From a partnership between Girl Scouts of the USA and LeanIn.org: “When it comes to girls and ambition, the pattern is clear: girls are discouraged from leading. When a little boy asserts himself, he is called a “leader.” Yet when … Continue reading

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“When you are the new leader of a team, how do you get your team to buy-in to your strategy?” (subtext:  I’ve tried demanding buy-in, and it doesn’t work) “How do you have difficult performance conversations with people having challenges in their personal life?” … Continue reading

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If you are personally disengaged, diagnose why.  Think about yourself as a whole person—body, mind, heart, spirit.  Body:  Do I get results?  Do I get them in a sustainable way?  (e.g., I build trust with others, I am physically and … Continue reading

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Think of posing this question to your people:  “How many of you think you possess far more talent, intelligence, capability, and creativity than your present job requires or even allows?”   What if the majority answer, “yes?”  Does it make a … Continue reading

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Article in Training Magazine Newsletter, by Jennifer Colosimo http://www.trainingmag.com/article/leadership-why-and-how-important-what

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