Category Archives: Communication

Leadership Development Carnival – June 2016

It’s my pleasure to host the June 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. This month’s collection of articles is a treasure trove of wisdom from many of the world’s premier leadership, management, and coaching thought leaders and practitioners. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The #1 Thing New Managers Need to Know

I remember the first time I became a manager, close to 25 years ago. I had established myself as one of the top performers in a team of about a dozen people and was promoted into a supervisory position. Literally … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake Leaders Make

Over 1,400 people were presented a list of common leadership mistakes and were asked to select the top five. Two of them stood out clearly from the rest: Not providing appropriate feedback was chosen by 82%, with failing to listen … Continue reading

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4 Essential Skills Every New Manager Needs to Learn

Becoming a manager for the first time is a significant career milestone. It is both exciting and nerve-wracking stepping into a role where you are now responsible for others and not just yourself. Most people who are promoted to managerial positions … Continue reading

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A Leader is Always Under the Microscope: 2 Lessons From Super Bowl 50

The Super Bowl post-game actions and comments of Peyton Manning and Cam Newton, quarterbacks of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers respectively, reminded me of how important it is for leaders to remember they are always under the microscope. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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