What is the best way to lead someone who doesn’t accept feedback?

Let’s face it, many people aren’t the type to take constructive feedback, no matter how good your intentions might be. It usually doesn’t happen enough that they are used to the idea, and most people aren’t good at delivering feedback, in a way that doesn’t seem like an attack. So what do you do whenContinue reading “What is the best way to lead someone who doesn’t accept feedback?”

What are you reading to help develop your leadership?

My friend Jeff Brown has a podcast called the Read to Lead podcast. We both believe reading is an essential path to becoming a better leader. In fact, the tagline for Jeff’s podcast is “Leaders Read and Readers Lead.” I am an avid reader myself – you might even say I have a book addiction,Continue reading “What are you reading to help develop your leadership?”

What can we learn about the importance of integrity from the leadership failures within the Houston Astros organization?

Major League Baseball handed down it’s punishment for its investigation of cheating allegations, against the Astros. The team’s current and former GMs, and their manager were all suspended from duties, effective immediately, ending after the next World Series. The team will also lose key picks, in the next 2 drafts, and will have to payContinue reading “What can we learn about the importance of integrity from the leadership failures within the Houston Astros organization?”

What is the ROI of Coaching?

Lots of reports tell us lots of people aren’t happy with their job. There are also lots of reports telling us how much of the workforce is made up by millennials. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that at a Gallup article says 3 times as many millennials changed jobs in the last year andContinue reading “What is the ROI of Coaching?”

How can IT leaders benefit from coaching?

Let’s face it, as IT pros, we’re not exactly known for our outgoing personalities. When you hear the term prima donna an image of someone you worked with comes to mind. If no one comes to mind there may be a change your face is the image in someone else’s mind. On the other sideContinue reading “How can IT leaders benefit from coaching?”