Shadow of a Leader

When facilitating a group of nearly two hundred corporate managers I asked the question: “Who has ever worked for a bad boss?” As you can imagine almost all hands shot straight up, and the room was alight with murmurings of just had bad these bosses had been.  I then asked my next question, “Who here would consider themselves a bad boss?” Stone cold silence, not a hand was raised.  Read more

Leading While Managing

There’s no denying managers are busy people, and sometimes it’s difficult to find the time to stop and think about whether we’re also being a good leader. The biggest difference between managers and leaders is how employees are motivated – a manager has people who
work for them, and a leader has people who follow them. Most managers can be great leaders but Read more