Leadership Succession: Who’s Next Up?

“A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession.” – John C. Maxwell In my younger days, I was an aspiring baseball player, relegated initially to the bench for ...

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Leading From a Distance: Becoming Better at “Distance Leadership”

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” – Max De Pree It seems ...

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What A Great Culture Looks Like

I didn’t always understand what a great culture looks like. In fact, as a young West Point cadet and later as an Army officer, I only had a vague notion of what a culture ...

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The Backbrief: A Tool For Better Listening

Listening can feel harder to do than ever. That seems even more true in a world where many of us are still ‘socially-distanced’ and dealing with online-only ...

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“Call Me” — Stay Connected With Your Tribe!

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. — Mark Twain   One of my favorite Aretha Franklin songs ...

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Where The Great Teams Are

“Yes! Fourth star. Back to back. Congrats to the record breakers on the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT), an incredible team that’s always pushing themselves—and the ...

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