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ROI on Training: Does Leadership Training Work? Part 1

Hey everyone! I am excited to introduce you to a colleague and expert on training and development Jesse Sostrin. I have included his biography below. Jesse earned a PhD from Fielding Graduate School in 2008. This is exactly where I

Posted in Leadership development Questions, Leadership Training, New Leader Training, Special Topic Questions

How Do I Motivate My Team

Here is another of our short videos answering commonly asked leadership questions. This one is critical. In an age when only 1/3 of american workers are engaged (according to Gallop research) the ability to motivate takes on a whole new

Posted in Leader Attributes, leadership, leadership development, Leadership development Questions, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities, Leadership Training, New Leader Training

Are Leaders Born or Made? Really! That question again….

Number one question received on Developing Leaders website? Are leaders born or made? Answer Yes :) Some people are born with traits that enable them to lead naturally and do so with ease. Most of us have the ability to

Posted in born vs. made, Leader Attributes, leadership, leadership development, Leadership development Questions, Leadership Training, New Leader Training

AWOL Leader

Hey everyone its been a while 5 months wow. A lot has happened since then. I enrolled in a coaching program at Fielding Graduate School to test how well my coaching skills fared against a formal program and I am

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Alright I got to 40 and got Bored… Let’s talk about Something Else

So I wrote 40 posts on Tom Peters and got bored with the rest because there wasn’t much new there. Hard to add value when there isn’t much to begin with. So I stopped for a while. I was writing

Posted in leadership development, New Leader Training

Crucibles of Leadership: Hell’s Kitchen and Gordon Ramsey

Okay a little diversion from our Tom Peters series… Last night I was watching a DVR’d episode of Hell’s Kitchen. For some reason I really like this show. Maybe it is my passion for cooking, I do dream of being

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Linked In Leadership: An Exchange with Cyril Rayan

You know I meet a number of interesting people through blogging and other social media. The diversity of backgrounds and perspectives never ceases to impress me. Invariably when you really consider what others are saying you can find common ground

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Linked In Leadership: An Exchange with Patrick Merg

The next exchange took place with Patrick Merg a program manager in the San Francisco bay area. Patrick shared a unique perspective that blended technology with self reflection and service.  I use webinars, audio books, mentoring, observation (seeing what works

Posted in leadership development, New Leader Training

How do you Develop yourself as a Leader? The Question @ Linked In

Last week I asked a question on Linked In about leadership development efforts. I wanted to know how other professionals develop themselves. So I asked them… How do you approach your own development as a leader I am constantly fascinated

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Leadership Survey… Can you help

Recently I designed a survey on Survey Monkey to explore in more detail what people, you, want in terms of leadership training and development. My goal is to use the data from the survey to not only inspire future posts

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