Why the Leadership Industry is Broken

The leadership industry is an ever-growing, multi-billion dollar industry – there is no shortage of books, podcasts, workshops/programs or conferences dedicated to training and improving leadership skills and abilities.

There is no playbook: Leading through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic develops, we are entering truly uncharted waters, with no foreseeable plans to dock. Everyone’s lives and routines have been disrupted, with businesses scrambling to move employees to work remotely, and others having to lay off loyal employees, or worse, close their doors.

Why leadership development programs need a re-think

Let’s be clear – the development of leaders and change in organizations is not easy work. Development is often non-linear, doesn’t always produce clearly visible results, and often unfolds over a substantial period of time (as opposed to in single moments).

Why we should practice being vulnerable

Vulnerability, the “quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally,” has inherently negative connotations, both at the biological and emotional level.

Why you should frame culture like a management process

Culture is a key piece of the human experience, particularly in the workplace. The ways in which we work are constantly subject to social changes, so establishing a positive workplace culture is becoming more important than ever.

The Employee Experience of Managers, And Why It Matters

For some managers, a day on the job can feel like a state of controlled chaos – constantly having to put out fires and dealing with unexpected developments. Yet, good managers are at the heart of any successful organization; their ability to communicate and collaborate greatly influences every employee’s experience at their company, which can improve engagement, productivity, and retention.

The Highs and Lows of Distributed Leadership

4 minute readThere are a number of different ways that leadership can be executed, and because each situation is unique and faced with its own set of variables, there is no right answer as to which style of leadership is the best.Takashi Mitachi gave a TED talk in 2013 on “3 Lessons that Businesses can learn from…