leadership

Adult Experiential Learning Cycle Experiencing - designed to generate individual data from one or more of the senses (hear, smell, taste, see, touch), thinking (interpreting, judging, conclusions, assumptions – based on past experience i.e. stored information), action (verbal and nonverbal), wanting or intending, feeling (positive/negative affective or...

CEO's and Entrepreneurs who are interested in delegating decisions to their team need to setup a framework for that empowerment so that they feel comfortable with the way decisions are made. Here are the six questions that CEOs and Entrepreneurs ask themselves when they are making...

What Entrenches Learning? Modeling – model what world-class practitioners do Immersion – immerse myself completely in the learning Spaced Repetition – schedule regular follow-up [this is one of the more critical pieces as our research at ViRTUS has shown that spaced repetition is the critical stage in shifting...

The Five Stages of Learning: Unconscious incompetence – I don’t know what I don’t know Conscious incompetence – I know what I don’t know Conscious competence – I know what I know Unconscious competence – I don’t know what I know Reflective or enlightened competence – I am aware that...

Interactive Business Learning Experiences™ Interactive Business Learning Experiences™ can best be described as a process of making generalizations and conclusions about one’s own direct experiences, then applying the learning’s to the “real world.” It emphasizes directly experiencing what I am studying, building a personal commitment to...

Leadership is about doing not about "saying."  No matter what you believe your capacity for leadership is the reality lies within the feedback you get from your team. As the old saying goes, it's not what you say, it's what you do.  At ViRTUS we call...

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Shane Gibson of Knowledge Brokers International last week on subject of Leading in Turbulent Times.  Click here to go to his blog where you can listen to the podcast or click here to hear the podcast in...

Brad Smart, co-author of the book Topgrading, has written a fascinating blog post that references two new studies which seem to somewhat contradict what the HR community has been saying with respect to results-focused CEOs and high emotional intelligence CEOs and the connection to company performance:...