The People Power of Effective Leaders- Connection, Collaboration, Holding the Center

People power, our ability to work with people and produce valuable outcomes together, is an essential dimension of leadership, teamwork, and human relationship. Some people seem to have it, and many don’t. How to develop this people power seems a bit mysterious in our cultural common sense. We are going to dive a bit deeper […]

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The Manager to Executive Transition – Good Work to Great Value

One of the great challenges of leadership careers in organizations is the transition from manager to executive. Many fail at this transition point. One CEO of a large corporation that put a lot of resources into developing their managers and senior managers reported that they experienced a fifty percent failure rate in the first year […]

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The Ten Conversations of Effective Teams

Teamwork – teams sometimes work well together, and sometimes they don’t. Teams produce the results of any organization, so teams and teamwork are unavoidable central concerns in organizational life. Teamwork is based on people coordinating action, and the skills of coordination are fundamental for any group of people working together for a shared purpose. This […]

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