I recently read a blog post by Dr. Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, the Distinguished Professor of Leadership Development and Organizational Change at INSEAD in France. His post was titled the “Eight Archetypes of Leadership.” That post got me thinking about my own experience in consulting to leaders in North America and Europe over three […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Years ago, I asked this question to a leader. Here was her response: “Look, I sit in the corner office and am in charge. If they don’t like it, there’s the door.” Today that response and $3 might get you a Starbucks latte but not much else. Position may give you authority, but it doesn’t […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you’re like me, your early years were filled with experiences that shaped your values for adulthood. Most of us learned the value of integrity: keeping our promises and doing what we say we will do. Reliability and consistency continue to be valued by our friends and professional colleagues. These values carry over to business. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.