Something Came Up, or How Not to be Accountable

How often has this occurred in your organization? Your meeting starts and a member of your team (Tom) that really should be in the meting rolls in ten minutes later and says, “Sorry my previous meeting ran long.” What is your response? It’s OK his meeting ran long. It’s not …

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Compassionate Coaching

I recently came across some research that shows that developing people is a skill that many
leaders lack. Lominger a Leadership Think Tank has identified 67 competencies that make for effective leaders. Both managers, and their direct reports, rank the leaders skill at developing people
as the least developed skill.
Did I read that right? Leaders, (who are most effective when they can deploy talented, motivated individuals), do not have the skills to develop that talent that they need for success?

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