Character

Inspirational leadership: 3 attributes leaders need

December 1, 2009

Few large organizations doubt their own ability to survive the downturn, says leadership consultant John Baldoni, but sadly, few of their top executives possess the kind of vision and inspiration needed to move beyond survival—to “thrival.” In other words, the financials are acceptable, but the leadership is lacking. And right now, leadership is what we need.

45 years ago, leadership was different

November 1, 2006
If you read current books on leadership, you might believe that personality is the greatest determinant of leadership success. Only a few decades ago, though, that belief would’ve been viewed as flawed, self-centered and wrong.

The moment when you must become truly real

August 1, 2005
While leaders are compassionate, the show must go on.

We hope this isn’t you…

July 1, 2005
How does someone in charge become a baby … and not in a good way?

Live up to what you say

November 1, 2004
Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military leaders in history. His lasting reputation, however, rests less on how much territory he conquered and more on the kind of leader he became.

Which leaders had true character?

October 1, 2004
Here’s a little leadership quiz: