I asked the members of my CEO peer advisory group yesterday to relate their experience with communication breakdowns: what patterns have they observed? how often do they happen? would a tool to reduce their number and severity be valuable? The most frequent breakdown is an after-the-fact discovery of confusion about what the CEO requested. The […]
Recently, I visited Changingminds.org. It is a treasure trove of food for thought about how to think, how to be. The blog is worth regular viewing, the collection of articles is on topics of interest to anyone seeking to take their thinking and behavior up a notch. And there is much more.
LeadershipNow.com has another stimulating post about a conference that developed questions we must ask of our presidential candidates (instead of the gotcha-driven stuff on which the media currently feeds). It is also useful for leaders and followers of companies and not for profits. Questions from the conference are grouped into: who are you really (my […]
Have you had a moment of stress when you reacted instinctively and drew back when you should have faced it? Or, when provoked, you attacked in anger only to realize afterward it wasn’t in your own interest? What was going on inside you? One of the lessons from the Strozzi leadership workshop is to pay […]