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Observations about leadership

Great leaders know how to use "white space"

Pause… You’re probably uncomfortable, aren’t you? Busy bee. Workaholic. Stop and take a breath, or two. A pause is the “most endangered element o ...

August 31, 2017 11:00 pm


Know why something's working

Perform an autopsy on your successes. You might learn to avoid failure. If you don't know why something is working when it's working, it will be more difficult to fix it when it b ...

August 27, 2017 1:00 am


Getting to unique is a strategic process, summit speaker says

Perform an autopsy on your successes. You might learn to avoid failure. If you don't know why something is working when it's working, it will be more difficult to fix it when it ...

August 26, 2017 6:00 pm


In 'era of divisiveness,' respect vital at work

Tolerating people is for cowards. A true test of leadership is when you “move into uncomfortable territory and seek to understand” others, Bill Hybels, the opening spe ...

August 20, 2017 1:00 am


Facebook exec discusses range of issues at leadership summit

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, talked with Bill Hybels on issues beyond management during the two-day Global Leadership Summit.

August 18, 2017 4:50 pm


Replacing ousted CEOs can be complicated

Turnover in C-suites isn't unusual, but plenty of high-profile CEO exits, including at Uber and GE, have been announced this year. For companies where executives have stepped asid ...

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


Fort Wayne top leadership summit attendance site

Fort Wayne is again the top-attended satellite site for the annual Global Leadership Summit, which began Thursday and is hosted by a church in South Barrington, Illinois. Kelly B ...

August 10, 2017 9:00 pm


Leaders must be specific with accountability

August already. Many workplace managers and other leaders probably spent some time in the past four weeks evaluating progress with the year more than half gone. I spent some time ...

August 6, 2017 1:00 am