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Category Archives: Strategic Issues for Leaders
When Bob Tiede sent me an email letting me know he had added my post “Leading with Questions” as a guest post on his blog http://leadingwithquestions.com this past March, he added,” If you write any more posts about questions, let … Continue reading
Action Learning – an approach that involves putting together diverse, high-potential leaders into teams to tackle a critical, real-life business challenge — is now a vital element in quality leadership development programs. Unlike in traditional classroom training, Action Learning team … Continue reading
In a recent interview, Harvard Business School professor Cynthia Montgomery argued that we need more creativity in Strategic Planning. I couldn’t agree with her more!
The topic of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (“MBTI”) has come up three times in the past few days – in a graduate school-sponsored webinar on leadership where it earned disparaging remarks from the facilitator, in a conversation with a … Continue reading
Now that the Second Edition of the Breakthrough Creativity Profile Participant and Facilitator Guides have been published, it’s time to talk about applying the Eight Creative Talents to the challenges that leaders face.
If you try to stay current with reading business and management publications, you might be like me – a bit confused. What does it really take to build a great, sustainable organization? Too many writers and consultants promote different, sometimes … Continue reading
We’ve been hearing a lot about collaboration lately. As I read the articles, I am starting to wonder if personality preferences/cognitive styles might play a role in explaining different approaches to collaboration. Whether you use the MBTI, the Creative Talents, … Continue reading
You probably already know that the questions you ask drive the answers you receive. Think, for example, about the differences in answers received from questions like “How can we drive shareholder value” as compared to “How can be best serve … Continue reading
The highly popular exhibit, “Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass’’ closed not too long ago at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Long lines of visitors waited eagerly to experience the artist’s elaborately theatrical imagination and his multicolored fantasies. And I of … Continue reading