How to Make Better, Faster Decisions

Bad decisions can ruin an organization and kill careers. Have you been given feedback that you need to improve your decision making? If so, you are not alone. Managers often … Read more

8 Ways to Decisively End Indecision

Guest post by Scott Mautz: In this increasingly more with less business world, we can’t afford to let our employees be more or less checked out.  And yet an astonishing … Read more

A Little Common Sense

“Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.”    ― René Descartes  “Common sense ain’t … Read more

The Obligation to Dissent

Guest post By Jeremy Eden and Terri Long:  When corporate leaders make decisions about a new idea, something we call “executive exuberance” often plays a deceptive role.  Here is what … Read more

12 Ways to Become a more Courageous Leader

“Courage is being scared to death—but saddling up anyway.” — John Wayne Does courage matter? According to most of the research on leadership effectiveness I’ve seen, courage ranks pretty high … Read more

Three Management Styles

Guest post from Great Leadership regular contributor Paul Thornton: Management style greatly affects employees’ motivation and capacity to learn. The most effective managers vary their styles depending on the employee’s … Read more