leadership birth rate

LEADERSHIP BIRTH RATE: Some Leaders Are Just More Fertile Than Others

A few months ago, I wrote about an alternative measurement of quality of leadership called Leadership Gravity.  I’ve got another one for you, but this one is about kicking the kids… Get the Rest

intimacy

Intimacy In The Workplace: It’s a “Do”

The Breakfast Club (TBC) is 30 years old this year, which means I first saw it when I was 3. Okay... maybe I was 5. It's a classic movie that

change your mind

If You Never Change Your Mind, You’re Doing It Wrong

Hopefully by now you’ve warmed up to the notion that productive conflict is important to encourage in your teams. To get the most out of their insights and

cash

A Compensation Plan Where Everyone Earns More Is… Stupid

When I finished my undergrad, I wanted to be a college professor. Summers off, four or five classes to teach, the opportunity to do research, no high school

Ron-Burgundy-what-did-you-say-GIF-Anchorman

What We Mean When We Say “Talent”

We catch a fair bit of grief in HR for using the term, Top Talent. The problem, of course, is that talent means different things to different people.

cool hiring process

The Evolution of Hiring: Do It Differently

One of my favorite cartoons as a kid was The Jetsons.  George and family living in the sky, flying cars and best of all... Rosie, the loveable robot

leader

What Isn’t Leadership?

What is leadership, anyway? Ask 100 companies, and you’ll get 100 answers, all describing different leadership models. If you break down each of these models into its competencies,

bold

What Kills a Cat but Makes a Leader?

“Curiosity killed the cat.” This friendly little ditty told to children across the country is intended to squelch the wandering mind of young kids so as not to

coach

How Do You Lead Today’s Rock Stars?

The NBA Championship is over, yet there is a lot of chatter about the tense relationship between LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers coach, David Blatt.  After observations

leadership gravity

LEADERSHIP GRAVITY – How to Measure Who Gives a Crap About Employee Development In Your Company

There are a lot of urban myths in Corporate America related to performance, employees and leadership.  Maybe urban myths are the wrong term---you could go with "cliches," as well.