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  • Growing Leaders

    Agreement is nearly universal that leadership can be learned. If leadership means being an executive, then there are cle...
  • Why Be a Leader, Not a Manager?

    We regard our most admired leaders as heroes while managers are seen as villains or antiheroes. Why the good-evil slant?
  • Why Leadership Is Not Working

    Why do large companies continually struggle to innovate and engage employees? One of the findings of a 2002 Gallop poll...
  • The Content of Leadership

    Leadership is always ABOUT something: values, strategy, politics, markets or technology; it has content. It advocates a...
  • Showing Leadership

    When we think about leadership we envisage being in charge of a group, not how to show leadership viewed as a discrete a...
  • The Leader as Activist

    How does an activist become a leader? Martin Luther King, Gandhi, Mandela were activists who we now recognize as leaders...
  • Twenty-First Century Management

    Managers occupy roles with authority over others. But when knowledge workers manage themselves, management is a process...

Lead2XL Success at Work Featured

  • Questions for Success

    Asking good questions can vastly improve our success at work and relationships with people. Good questions engage people...
  • Discovering Your Career Path

    Frustrated with the slow pace of your career advancement? No obvious job openings in sight? And you aren’t really sure w...
  • Are You a Real Team Player?

    We talk about collaboration today more than teamwork. Teams are relatively stable groups but there is more need now for...
  • How to Give and Receive Feedback

    Some managers find it extremely difficult to give negative feedback to their team members. It is even harder for employe...
  • How to Say No

    Do you feel guilty for saying no? Do you say yes but take on too much as a result? Or, maybe you find it easy to say no...
  • Should You Always Play to Your Strengths?

    Contrary to popular wisdom, playing to your strengths is not always a good idea. For example, managers who are good prob...
  • Why Can't You Delegate?

    We are told that delegation is the key management tool for getting work done through people. With all the pressure to do...