If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?

The research is clear: when we choose humble, unassuming people as our leaders, the world around us becomes a better place.Humble leaders improve the performance of a company in the long run because they create more collaborative environments. They have a balanced view of themselves – both their virtues and shortcomings – and a strong … Continue reading If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?

Kforce – Leading by Design or Why Managers should consider adopting a designthinking approach

Are you a manager? If so, you probably seek ways to improve your leadership skills – and as with any skill, you have the opportunity to practice and improve. Like an artist designs an illustration, you design the way you lead, manage and inspire your team. Managers, I believe if you adopt design thinking concepts, … Continue reading Kforce – Leading by Design or Why Managers should consider adopting a designthinking approach

Leaders Can Shape Company Culture Through Their Behaviors

One business buzzword we hear almost everyday is “culture,” as in, our organization has a “strong” or “innovative” or even a “toxic” culture. But what do we really mean when we say this? For me, an organizational culture is defined by how people inside the organization interact with each other. Source: Leaders Can Shape Company … Continue reading Leaders Can Shape Company Culture Through Their Behaviors

CEO transitions: The science of success | McKinsey & Company

New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major moves—and to know when to make them.How does a new CEO get off to a great start? The best leaders move boldly and swiftly to transform their companies as they are transitioning … Continue reading CEO transitions: The science of success | McKinsey & Company