The One Thing Leaders Want

Leaders want dialog. You want the ability to discuss, debate, shape and influence a decision before it is made. The people you lead — or your teenage daughter, or the committee members at church, or the division heads of your organization — want the same thing with you. Honest, open dialog facilitates shared leadership. Leaders… Continue reading The One Thing Leaders Want

The Inevitability of Shared Leadership

In today’s new rules of work, getting meaningful work done is no longer place-centric or position-centric, but people-centric. The use of social media, not just for play, but as a primary platform for work-related interaction, has accelerated the shift from top-down hierarchies to flatter networks. Every organization has informal networks — back channels  — that… Continue reading The Inevitability of Shared Leadership