Category: Leadership

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Things We Can Learn About Leadership Development from Successful CEOs (Part 2)

[Part 1 of this article appeared in the previous issue.] While research clarifies how successful CEOs are known to behave, it’s much easier to understand the research when it’s reviewed alongside real-world scenarios. Here are a few real-life examples of how successful CEOs have demonstrated their leadership development skills.

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Things We Can Learn About Leadership Development from Successful CEOs (Part 1)

Everyone inside the enterprise business world has thought about what it would be like to be a successful CEO, at least once or twice. CEOs are well-revered leaders across the globe and can offer valuable insight into leadership. Here’s what research and real-life CEOs have to say about leadership development. According to research conducted by […]

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How to Create Leadership Development Programs for the Public Sector (Part 2)

 Fundamentals for Your Public Sector Leadership Program While strategies are important when developing a public sector leadership program, knowing the fundamentals of what your program should include is also very valuable. Here are five fundamental things you’ll want to be sure to include. [Part 1 of this article appeared in yesterday’s Advisor.]

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How to Create Leadership Development Programs for the Public Sector (Part 1)

A lot of time and research is spent on fine-tuning leadership development programs for the private sector. But leadership development programs are equally important for the public sector, if not more so. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) concludes that frontline leaders in the public sector will create the government and public entities of tomorrow—that they’re […]

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Setting and Achieving Goals

Corporate goals are used by many organizations to formalize company objectives, communicate those objectives to staff throughout the organization, and incentivize staff to work toward the goals. Often, bonuses are tied to goals, for example. In order for goals to be effective, there are a number of basic factors and characteristics that must be taken […]

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Self-Management–Your Key to Managing Others

There are many qualities that make an effective leader, and none alone can truly be said to be sufficient, although there are many that should be seen as necessary. One of these essential leadership characteristics is the ability to self-manage. While you don’t have to be at the top of your organization—founder, president, CEO, chairperson, […]

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Training for the #1 Leadership Lack: Decisiveness

A common trait of great leaders—whether in the military, business, politics, or any other field—is the ability to act decisively, to survey a situation, and to make a timely decision on how to move forward. And yet, decisiveness is precisely the element of leadership many people struggle with the most. It can be incredibly intimidating […]

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Can You Train Leaders? Or Are They ‘Born’?

We often think of leadership as an inherent trait, something you either have or you don’t. The phrase “born leader” comes to mind. At the same time organizations, from businesses to political entities to sports teams, are often lacking in leadership.

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Strong Leaders Use the Five Levels of Decision Making

Leaders, are you surprised by the number of people who are indecisive? They dredge up all manner of excuses, fear who they may offend, and procrastinate. Yet, a decision must be made. So you, as a leader, do so.

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