Major Butch Needs Soft Leadership Skills

Major Butch Needs Soft Leadership Skills

There is much to say on the topic of leading your direct reports. Not only are typical leadership concepts at play, you are shaping future leaders, whether you intend to or not. Direct reports will learn values, practices, and interpersonal scripts. They will also...
Leadership Ecosystem and Trust

Leadership Ecosystem and Trust

Years ago, my son, a new age-worthy boy scout, asked me about a topic he’s heard before, and was mentioned more often in his new scout unit. He asked: What is leadership? I often share variations of the answer I gave him years ago, and to be honest, I don’t recall the...
4 Steps to Removing Leadership Bias

4 Steps to Removing Leadership Bias

Not much time passes before I am once again humbled by an author’s viewpoint in yet another article on leadership bias originating somewhere on the globe. Many such articles exist right here on AboutLeaders.com. I am reminded on such an occasion how much there is to...
Leading Change in an Anti-Change Culture

Leading Change in an Anti-Change Culture

Leading change can be touchy and difficult. How often have you felt the pressure from peers, whether implicitly or explicitly, to downplay an idea that might lead to positive change? If it happens to you often, the organizational culture around you may lean against...
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