People can be bad. Bosses can be bad. People can do bad things and influence others to do bad things. Maybe it’s time to stop calling these people leaders. We are overusing the term leader and leadership and calling people leaders who are not leaders.
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Why the best leaders hire better and their business units perform better The best leaders naturally focus more on an applicant’s potential when they hire. Managers who are only okay as leaders tend to focus primarily on an applicant’s past and how they appear today. We can learn a lot about how to hire better […]
A culture can be created that will drive your people to produce better results, performance and growth. Not all cultures do this. Learn how to create a winning culture with a real world example of a successful sales team.
Don Shapiro is an inspiring speaker who helps people learn what it takes to become a great leader. As the co-author of The Character-Based Leader, Don takes his audiences on a safari deep into the “why” behind leadership. Why will people voluntarily join with you to make great things happen? He answers that question and shows you how to become one of those leaders.
The latest look at what types of leaders produce the best results based on Don Shapiro’s experience and review of major research on leadership, employee engagement, employee retention and strategic alignment.
Managing change is really about leading change by influencing people to voluntarily embrace the change and align themselves with where the organization is going. The only way to lead change is with an aligned team of effective leaders. Change is more about people than the change itself.
As the use of teams continues to grow and those teams are often made up of individuals from different locations, organizations and cultures, the need for more team members to be effective leaders has never been more important.
Too many definitions and not enough clarity may be holding too many back from becoming truly effective leaders There are more definitions for the terms leader and leadership than anyone could imagine and they seem to be expanding exponentially. Where do they all come from? Which ones can help us the most? While it’s good to […]
If we focus more precisely on what makes one a leader, we can develop a lot more people into effective leaders Leadership has taken on a lot of baggage over the years. I believe people have piled on so many things it’s supposed to mean that we may have lost sight about what leadership really […]