August 4, 2022

What is Organizational Development?

When you find out that someone is a nurse or an accountant, you understand what they do for a living. However, when people discover I am […]
July 28, 2022

How Leaders, Followers & Power Work Together (or Not!)

This week’s guest post is from Dustin J. Knutson. He holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University (VA) He lives in Colorado and works at Vation Ventures, […]
July 21, 2022

The Future of Work: Dystopia or Utopia?

Today’s guest post is from Dr. Philip Foster. You can learn more about him and his work below. _________ Recently I read an article from The Verge by Rich […]
December 31, 2014

A Year in Review: Three of Your Favorite Blog Posts and One of Mine

As I conclude my first year of blogging it is a good time to reflect on the topics that interested you, my readers, the most. Here […]
November 5, 2014

“Me the People”: It’s time to change our metaphor

“The crisis of US congress is an issue of followership and not an issue of leadership”. Barbara Kellerman I am not a political person but my world is […]
November 3, 2014

The Best of: Summarizing the 2014 ILA Conference

My first participation in the International Leadership Association conference was a very enjoyable experience. Three full days of presentations (with too many options to count)  would […]
November 2, 2014

14 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from the final day of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

It was a great conference! Here is the final installment of quotes from our speakers. Followers are the gem cutters of leadership, coaxing out its full brilliance. Ira Challef […]
November 1, 2014

20 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from day 2 of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

Here is a summary of the quotes I enjoyed from day 2 of the ILA conference (November 1, 2014). Our society must move from ego-system to […]
October 31, 2014

13 Leadership Lessons: Quotes from day 1 of the International Leadership Conference – San Diego

As a first-time attendee at the International Leadership Conference, I really enjoyed my first day of sessions. Here are 13 lessons I learned about leadership on […]
October 27, 2014

What if everything rises and falls on followership?

A well-worn leadership adage states that “Everything rises and falls on leadership”. I was once an ardent supporter of this belief. As an emerging leader, it […]