Top 10 Excuses for Being a Lousy Manager

Throughout the course of my career in leadership development, I’ve had the opportunity to confront, counsel, and console a lot of bad managers. As an HR manager, I sometimes had … Read more

Multi-Tasking: Is It Worth It?

Here’s a guest post from one of my regulars, Beth Armknecht Miller. It’s great advice – what a simple yet powerful way to improve your leadership effectiveness and relationships! Multi-Tasking: … Read more

What HR Wants From an Executive Coach

I’m co-posting on the topic of executive coaching with Mary Jo Asmus, an executive coach, leadership blogging friend, and former HR executive. Mary Jo came up with this idea as … Read more

The State of the Coaching Industry

Many of the readers of Great Leadership are probably familiar with the field of executive coaching; in fact, some of my favorite regular readers and commentators are coaches. There’s probably … Read more