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4 Reasons Your New Leader Isn’t Working Out

Originally posted on Business, Life and Leadership :
So, it’s finally done. After seemingly endless interviews, a number of not-quite-right candidates, and a growing sense of panic at how long this has taken, you’ve made a decision on who to put in a leadership role on your team. What are your chances that you’ve made a…

Questioning Leadership: How to Get the Answers You Need in a Crisis

When I argued that the “A” in leadership is asking questions, I emphasized the importance of courage and curiosity. Asking questions means getting nuanced and relevant information from colleagues and followers in order to lead effectively. It’s particularly important in a crisis. But there’s a bigger challenge embedded in this not-so-small strategy — how do […]