Have you ever been in a meeting where no one seems to be listening to or understanding one another? What about a meeting where people interrupt one another and conflicts bubble up? How about a meeting where the discussion keeps going, endlessly, with no decisions in sight? Those meetings are the reasons people deride meetings in the first place – a meeting to set up another meeting, right? Well, these were the sorts of interactions my students were having regularly. These problems were the result of poor group process (that is, how things get done, as opposed to what gets done, which is called content). (Click through to read more.) Read more >
As I have said before, stories are an important leadership tool. In the world of management and leadership education, several stories are consistently used for teaching purposes. These stories help learners remember important points and, at times, seem like fables. Often the finer points are left out and the takeaways appear to be more moralistic than scientific. One story that is told over and again is that of the experiments at the Western Electric Company. While the moral that is usually taught through this fable is important, the conclusions that often fall by the wayside are even more interesting. (Click through to read more) Read more >
Recently I co-facilitated a webinar examining the intersection of 360 Degree Feedback and Psychological Type. Listen to a discussion about the fundamentals of 360 Feedback, LeaderNation's 6 Coaching competencies, and how to leverage the MBTI when discussing feedback reports. (Click for more info) Read more >
360 degree feedback and assessments of psychological type such as the MBTI are among the most common and influential techniques for driving personal and organization development efforts. However the intersection of these two tools is rarely addressed. Below are points everyone should know. (Click for more). Read more >
Stephanie is a manager at a fast-paced financial services company in New York. She is a hard worker and demands the same from her direct reports. Stephanie is an incisive thinker and comes up with ideas and frequently leans on her peers, direct reports, and even her supervisors to ensure these ideas come to fruition. (Click through to read more.) Read more >
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