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The Leadership Contract

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Do you have meaningful leadership conversations with colleagues?

This fall, I worked with many senior leaders across several organizations to help them get clear on their company’s strategy and then understand how they need to step up and lead with greater accountability. I typically use the core ideas from my book, The Leadership Contract, as the backdrop to the sessions I lead. I […]

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As a leader, do you struggle with follow-through?

An interesting story emerged this week from the Premier League. Frank Lampard, the coach for Chelsea FC, took over the team in the summer and in August, put in place a strict disciplinary approach. How? By charging his players a range of significant fines for several transgressions and unacceptable behaviours.  It was his approach to […]

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How Do You Show Up in Moments that Matter Most?

“Why do some leaders make such stupid decisions when leading their people?” It’s a question I ask myself from time to time, especially as I hear stories from clients on their experiences with their leaders. Case in point, a recent story I heard from a client of mine, really left me scratching my head.

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What is the purpose of a corporation in today’s world?

When I was doing my graduate work, many years ago, I was influenced a lot by the research and thinking of Dr. Willis Harman. He co-founded an organization called the World Business Academy. I was fortunate enough to spend time with him and hear his lectures. At the time, he believed that corporations were becoming […]

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