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Effective leadership requires organizational support

Leadership often is mistakenly described as the product of an individual’s traits or character (dynamic!, inspiring!, take-charge!). That approach overlooks at least two central elements to a person’s success as a leader: actions that produce desired outcomes, and the support the organization provides (or doesn’t) to enabling the leader’s efforts.  (The trait-approach to defining leadership also… Read More ›

Improve performance by analyzing underlying not-so-obvious causes

There’s at least one cause behind every discernible consequence. And probably more than that. A phrase I’m fond of: It’s never one thing! When evaluating the cause of performance (sometimes referred to as After Action Assessment from its use in the military), you would do well to have a menu of many potential categories of… Read More ›