If ever there was a study that reinforced my perspectives on leadership, this report titled, “A Business Case for Optimal Motivation (link),” from researchers at the The Ken Blanchard Companies would be the one. The study suggests that traditional approaches to leadership, namely the “Carrot and Stick” method, fail to breed long-term success and sustainability. Instead, the researchers Read More
When you reflect on your life at 25, you understand that your personal chronology largely breaks down into two distinct periods: “with direction” (WD) and “without direction” (WOD).
Recently, I shared some thoughts about something I call “My Bad” leadership and the idea that I want to work with leaders who face crises and immediately think, “What could I have done better?” The opposite is “Your Bad” leadership. When the crap hits the fan, you start pointing fingers at others to assign blame. Read More