Focus on the Now

“Live each day as if it is the last day, for one day, it will be.” – Anonymous   Here’s a couple sobering coaching exercises from Kenneth Nowack, author of … Read more

The October, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

The October, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival is being hosted by Lisa Kohn and Robyn McLeod from Thoughtful Leaders. For this month’s Carnival, leadership bloggers responded to the following question: As … Read more

The Top 5 Mistakes Leaders Make

Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: The Top 5 Leadership Mistakes: which one would your team members say you make? Over the years, I have worked … Read more

13 Tips for Setting Performance Measures

Thanks to Ken Kuzia and Rand Gee, from Up Your Leadership, for allowing me to re-print these valuable tips for setting performance measures: Setting clear, achievable, challenging, and unwavering (as … Read more

Top 12 Development Goals for Leaders


I help a lot of leaders create individual development plans using some variation of this process. This time of year (January) is always especially busy. Although every leader I work … Read more