Category Archives: Leadership Development

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MBTI – Yes or No?

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

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TOP FIVE BENEFITS FOR LEADERS FROM IDENTIFYING YOUR CREATIVE TALENTS

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.

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Leading with Questions

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

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Lessons for Leaders from Artists: Chihuly Exhibit

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

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Remapping Leadership to Develop Globally-Competent Leaders

This coming Friday, October 29th, I will be leading a panel discussion on the topic of “Remapping Leadership to Develop Globally-Competent Leaders“ at the International Leadership Association’s Annual Conference in London.  The panel is made up of colleagues from China, … Continue reading

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DO WE REALLY NEED TO BE ADAPTABLE?

In July, Professor Jim Heskett from Harvard Business School in an article in Working Knowledge, asked the question:  “What’s the Downside of Adapting?” He wrote, “Adaptability is a current byword in a world filled with uncertainty at all levels, including … Continue reading

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