leadership Tag

Over the past year I'm consistently asked to answer the question, "what is your overall leadership development philosophy?" I thought it would be helpful to put pen to paper and blog my answer. Our experience over the past 10 years working with thousands of senior...

Ten tips for leading businesses in turbulent times There’s no denying these are turbulent times. But there are things that you can do to lead your team and your company to success against the odds. Here are the top 10 things that you can start doing today...

Over the past ten years we've had the opportunity to work with well 1,000+ executives and CEOs, focused on helping them becoming better leaders, strategists, and visionaries. In that time I've seen the aftermath of many failed leadership development initiatives, that we've been called in...

It's during turbulent times, whether it be the current global economic situation or in times of industry or organization crisis, that CEOs have a tremendous opportunity to pull the people in their organization together towards a common goal.  As Francois De La Rochefoucauld said, "there...

At ViRTUS our Wildly Courageous Decision (WCD) is to become the Apple of the consulting world.  I've been asked numerous times to go into more detail about the process of defining a WCD. First off, the Wildly Courageous Decision is actually a blend of two different...

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...

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...

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:...

If you're anything like me then you have a stack of magazines, books, articles, emails, and video in your "to read" pile.  So I was quite thankful to receive this link from Tana Heminsley  for the McKinsey Quarterly listing of the top ten articles for 2008...