Category Archives: Leadership Skills

This powerful leadership style gets results (without coming off as a jerk)

By Dileepan Siva—Minutes     May 27, 2022 Though she stood at only 4’10”, Madeleine Albright was always the most commanding presence in the room (I know from experience. As an immigrant with political aspirations, I saw Albright as a role model. She was also an immigrant—born in Czechoslovakia to Jewish parents, her family fled … Continue reading This powerful leadership style gets results (without coming off as a jerk)

Leaders: This is how your team wants you to respond to political issues

By Roxanne Petraeus     May 22, 2022 I used to think great leaders had the answers; now I think great leaders grapple with hard questions, especially the ones that elude easy answers.    I started my company a few months before the pandemic. Since then, almost every month has brought some massive world event, natural … Continue reading Leaders: This is how your team wants you to respond to political issues

This is how to develop goals that align your team and improve performance

By Amy Kan   May 20, 2022 Throughout my many years in a corporate career, no matter the industry, size of the company, or the country, there was always some kind of individual performance management that involved goal-setting. The most effective version used key performance indicators (KPIs) that cascaded down the organization from the executive … Continue reading This is how to develop goals that align your team and improve performance

How leaders can manage employees through an ‘ambition reset’

By Shaun Spearmon   March 20, 2022     Workplace dissatisfaction is nothing new, but the past two years have prompted many Americans to ask, “Is my job really worth it?” Some have titled this era—one in which employees are unwilling to compromise personal interests for organizational gain—as the Age of Anti-Ambition. But is it … Continue reading How leaders can manage employees through an ‘ambition reset’

‘Black Madison Ave’ should be a wake-up call to all corporate leaders

By Jeff Beer March 19, 2022 When Walter Geer looks around, he doesn’t see a lot of people who look like him. As a Black executive creative director at the WPP-owned advertising agency VMLY&R, Geer rarely sees another Black face at his seniority level. In fact, when he started actively looking into just how many … Continue reading ‘Black Madison Ave’ should be a wake-up call to all corporate leaders

7 leadership behaviors for marketing agility

Outcome-driven leaders focus on analyzing results as related to defined business goals, rather than individual productivity, arbitrary deadlines, tactics and the quantity of deliverables. Stacey Ackerman on March 22, 2022 The following is a selection from the e-book “MarTech’s agile marketing for leaders.” Please click the button below to download the full e-book. Agile marketing … Continue reading 7 leadership behaviors for marketing agility

Leaders: This is exactly what ‘more communication’ should look like

By Dustin York   February 13, 2022   We’ve all seen the many articles during the past two years: “Internal communication is now more important than ever,” and “Leaders need to communicate with employees more than ever before.” These statements are true, but like many people, you may have found yourselves wondering, “Yeah, but what … Continue reading Leaders: This is exactly what ‘more communication’ should look like