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2 posts tagged with "leadership"

What Defines a Leader?

May 12, 2014

I've been following a discussion in one of my LinkedIn groups that I recall began with someone asking for comments regarding what characteristics define a leader.  To me, the comments are fascinating and enlightening... and in some instances too complicated.  Leadership is not easy, but I believe it is simple... well, if not simple, certainly it is straightforward. Thinking back on great leaders in all walks of life, these qualities come to mind.

GOOD JUDGMENT. Admittedly a bit difficult to...

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More Female Leaders

August 29, 2015

Organizations which constantly talk about placing more women in leadership roles remind me of people who talk about losing weight but never actually change their eating or exercise behaviors. I do not in any way underestimate the difficulties associated with these behavior changes, but at some point – and that point is long overdue - organizations and individuals must stop talking about making changes and actually start making them.

For at least 40 years the carrot of achieving significant...

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