leadership

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 […]
March 10, 2022

How a leader’s DNA impacts strategic planning

One of the most important things organizations do is set strategic direction. Strategy is our “secret sauce” for success and should provide a business with a […]
September 23, 2021

Questions to ask during one-on-one’s

Do you have a one-on-one with your team members every month? If not, it’s time to start! One of the most important parts of being a […]
August 19, 2021

Is Leadership a Noun or a Verb?

We often use the words ‘leaders’ and ‘leading’ interchangeably. However, I believe there is a significant difference between these two terms. So what is this difference? At the […]
July 22, 2021

Leading Globally: Individualistic vs. Collective Cultures

Me or We? Cultural studies reveal that one of these two biases drives how you prioritize and make decisions. Those who come from strong collective cultures practice, encourage, […]
July 15, 2021

Leading Globally: Understanding Cultural Assertiveness

A lasting impression from my trip to Indonesia is the pleasant smiles and accommodating nature of the locals I interacted with. In contrast, within hours of my arrival […]
July 8, 2021

The B-Word: What BUSY really means

I encourage you to evaluate how often you say the word ‘busy’ each day. Over the past year, I have been pondering the meanings of the word busy. […]
July 1, 2021

Leading Globally: Understanding Cultural Gender Equality

One of the most fundamental ways in which societies differ is the extent to which each prescribes different roles for women and men (Hofstede). Some societies […]
June 17, 2021

Leading Globally: Understanding Future Orientation

What do the terms Just Do It, Don’t Worry be Happy, Manyana and Hakuna Matata have in common? Each provides a glimpse into a person’s orientation toward the future. […]
June 3, 2021

Global Leadership Skills: Why is performance orientation important?

“As you consult with us this month, you will find that our culture tends to work-to-live rather than live-to-work”. “This statement provided me with a very helpful orientation during a recent […]