Tag: Leadership Development

New Research Underscores the Importance of Trust

My book The Leadership Equation explained why trust is so important to building high-performing organizations. It explained how our brain chemistry is hard-wired to look for signals that we trust one another.

CNIP Leadership

Recently I came up with a new acronym – CNIP – to describe a process that leaders can use to think about what’s important.

Confidence: How Much Is Too Much?

How much confidence should I project to be an effective leader? This is a question I often get when coaching CEOs and other leaders. To help people get a handle on this question, I cite a study in which leaders were asked to rate how many of their decisions each day were correct. They were …

The Biggest Source of Workplace Stress?

An article in this week’s New York Times poses the question: What’s the biggest source of stress on the job? Hint: It’s not your paycheck, or the repetitive nature of what you do. Answer: It’s your immediate supervisor. The article, titled “Time to Review Workplace Reviews?,” focuses on a growing body of evidence that shows …

Roles and Goals | Corporate Leadership Development Program

Conversations about roles and goals need to occur all the time. Roles and goals often change, so people are often operating on old information…

Overcoming Obstacles with a Business Leadership Development Program

“What are the obstacles to making the best use of your leadership time? What are the structural obstacles and the fear obstacles? How can you overcome them?”