Leadership Development

Posts with the ‘Leadership Development’ tag

The Five Best Times To Coach Your People

If we are not developing our people, we should stop calling ourselves leaders! I don’t know why leaders ignore the coaching part of their jobs. But I work with so many organizations and hear the same story again and again. “I never hear from my boss unless something is wrong.” “I get feedback once a […]

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Three Decisions That Destroy Comfort Zones and Mediocrity

“If you want to accomplish something you have never accomplished before you must start doing things you have never done before.” Those words hit me hard a few years ago. The truth is: Your Comfort Zone is Also Your Mediocrity Zone If you want to be average – if you want to be the same […]

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The Confident Leader Vs. The Arrogant Leader

Martin’s reputation for arrogance preceded him. He was assigned to our leadership team whether we wanted him to be there or not. I decided to ignore his reputation and form my own opinions about Martin. I never tried harder to like someone in my entire life.   Unfortunately, the rumors about Martin were accurate. Confidence is […]

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Confident Leaders Invite Arguments

“Argue with me.” He said it, AND he meant it. As I watched this leader invite his team to tear down his idea, I was astonished, inspired and humbled. Astonished: Because I had never seen a leader so readily open to criticism from the people he led. Inspired: Because I watched his team argue passionately […]

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Your Team Needs Everyone to Be a Leader – Interview #2 with Navy SEAL Jeff Boss and Dave Anderson host of IMPACT Talk Radio

Dave Anderson interviews author and Navy SEAL Jeff Boss Show #2 – Topic: Why Everyone On Your Team Needs to Be a Leader (30 minutes) Jeff Boss owns www.adaptabilitycoach.com. He is a decorated combat veteran (4 Bronze Stars for Valor and 2 Purple Hearts). He coaches leaders, companies and writes for INC and Entrepreneur. All […]

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Why Do People Follow?- The Survey Results

Now it is official! The survey results are in. Why do you follow a leader?  What makes a leader great?  630 responses to two questions we posted across multiple social media forums and other venues gave us the answer. Before I tell you the answer.  I am going to tell you what it is not. […]

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The #1 Priority For Leadership Development

A man came to my house the other day asking for work.  I handed him a hammer and some nails and told him to build a tree house for my kids. In fact, I gave him every tool he needed to complete the job.  He should be able to build the tree house if I […]

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Who Is Going To Step Up And Lead?

They just stood there! When the captains left the court, none of the other players stepped forward to lead. It was funny. It was sad. It was telling. Communication broke down and chaos ensued. I was watching a high school girls sporting event.  Unfortunately, I have seen this in the business world too.  When the leader […]

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IMPACT Talk Radio Host Dave Anderson 30 min interview #2 with best selling leadership author Gordon Curphy

Dave Anderson discusses HOW to develop leaders within your team, with Gordon Curphy best selling author of Leadership-Enhancing the Lessons of Experience. All past and current podcasts also available on iTunes. (Over 3 Million downloads to date!) Please rate us on iTunes as well. Other resources -free PDF downloads of character-based interview questions are available […]

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Three Keys To Personal Growth For Leaders

“I know what I am doing now.”  That is what I thought after a few years leading sales teams.  I thought I had arrived.  But each time I allowed myself to think that, I was proven wrong. Someone or something always surprised me.  A new challenge would surface that I was not prepared for.  It […]

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