40 Ways to Improve 360 Degree Assessment Discussions

Doing a 360 assessment is a great way for a leader to obtain feedback about his/her strengths and weaknesses. However, having the active involvement of the leader’s manager in discussing the results and development plan … Read more

The Optimal Margin of Illusion

Guest post from Robert Bruce Shaw: Research into the psychology of leadership highlights the benefit of being more confident than you should be. That is, it helps to believe you’re … Read more

False Positives

Guest post by David Small: I’ve been coaching elite athletes and soldiers for the more than a decade now, and recently I learned a lesson about false positives. I’d like … 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

Are You Managing Penguins or Polar Bears?

“Leadership is about managing energy, first in yourself and then in those around you.” – Professor James Clawson, author of Level Three Leadership In a recent UNH Executive Development Program, … Read more