THE success quality all great leaders share

2018-10-10T13:23:47+00:00 Feature, Leadership Growth|

“In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves…. self-discipline, with all of them came first” Harry S. Truman People often look for common qualities across successful leaders. However, different circumstances require different leadership qualities to be effective. Yet, [...]

The Importance Of Character In Leadership

2018-10-08T22:23:09+00:00 Leadership Growth|

When we talk about leadership development, the focus is often on people skills, communications skills, vision, intelligence, business acumen, even boldness. Yet none of that will make a leader without the foundational leadership quality of good character: Character is fundamental to effective leadership because good character builds trust, [...]

 4 Suggestions On What It REALLY Means To Act Like An Owner 

2018-10-08T22:28:39+00:00 Leadership Growth|

Whether your company is privately or publicly held, as an executive leader you are held accountable by the owners of the company, whether those are the original founders, a set of VC companies, or public shareholders. They have mandated you to lead their company on their behalf, and [...]

Breaking Through: A Competencies Checklist To Get C-Suite Ready

2018-10-08T22:46:46+00:00 Feature, Leadership Growth|

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are about 343,000 top executive jobs, versus about 2,124,100 jobs in lower and middle management (a ratio of approximately 6:1). This points to one often overlooked barrier to ascending the corporate ladder: There are far more professionals competing for [...]

Five Practices That Took Me From Ballerina To The C-Suite

2018-10-08T22:50:07+00:00 Leadership Growth|

I wasn’t one of those girls who dreamt of being a ballerina since she was a little girl. I was more of a tomboy – an energetic child who loved racing my bike (two white spots on my front teeth are lasting proof of what can happen when [...]