Tag: Leadership

women

NAFE Announces Top Companies for Executive Women

In a recent press release, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named its Top 70 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women. “While there are still too few women at the top of our nation’s corporations, NAFE is proud to spotlight trailblazing companies that prepare, promote and push women to executive levels,” the release said.

coaching

How to Build an Ideal Coaching Model for Your Coaching Programs

According to recent research, the coaching models and practices organizations develop and follow significantly correlate to their overall market performance, but many organizations still rate their coaching programs and practices as barely effective or not effective at all.

authority

Uncovering 2 Types of Authority

Anyone who has worked in virtually any organization long enough has probably worked with a manager who is impotent when it comes to exerting influence. Even though managers have the authority to make decisions and ask others to take action, their requests may go unfulfilled, be delayed, or be completed sloppily or only partially.

myers briggs

How to Use Myers Briggs for Leadership Development Programs

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator® personality test, as well as more intricate personality tests developed from its framework, has proven useful in developing prominent organizational leaders, which is why around 80% of Fortune 100 companies rely on it.

listen

Leaders Need to Speak Less and Listen More

Being a leader isn’t easy. While there are plenty of companies and educational tracks that attempt to “groom” people into effective leaders, there are also many that don’t do enough to prepare individuals to excel in leadership positions.

culture

Promoting a Culture of Experimentation and Learning

In several previous posts, we discussed the concept of embracing failure. Failure is a normal part of life and shouldn’t necessarily be treated as an existential catastrophe, but it’s important to learn from it to avoid making the same mistakes.

failure

A Spectrum of Reasons for Failure

In recent posts, we discussed the concept of embracing failure, beginning with looking at the organizational benefits of doing so, as well as the risks of ignoring this failure. Next, we talked about strategies that can help use failure as a learning experience and then discussed three categories of failure in a follow-up post.