Leaders Beware, Good People Bully Too

Leaders Beware, Good People Bully Too

Sometimes, leaders can be unaware of the ways that their actions may be misinterpreted.One time, a friend told me that her boss had been bullying her. Although it was obvious that her manager’s behavior involved tactics that were aggressive, humiliating, and...
The Case for Future Leaders

The Case for Future Leaders

“Excuse me sir”, one of the future leaders said, “but why should we do any of the things you are teaching us?” The young college sophomore asked in a polite but challenging manner. He continued. “If others are being rewarded for leading in ways that are...
Unexpected Leadership Skills

Unexpected Leadership Skills

Not included in leadership skills is bullying. I started a discussion on bullying in the About Leaders LinkedIn group to help a friend who is being bullied by her boss. As with many bullying bosses, my friend’s manager feels completely justified in her behavior and...
Leading Through Negativity

Leading Through Negativity

During the GIVE Leadership 2012 Sustainable Leadership Tour, I was honored to work with teams around the country on how to maximize results and trust partnerships by resolving conflict and reducing negativity; the foundation for leading sustainable teams. Over the...
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