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Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy

Published on January 17, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

“Study after study has shown that listening is critical to leadership effectiveness. So, why are so few leaders good at it? Too often, leaders seek to take command, direct conversations, talk too much, or worry about what they will say next in defense or rebuttal.  Additionally, leaders can react quickly, get distracted during a conversation, or fail […]

Why management is killing your company’s growth

Published on May 29, 2013 By The Strategy Guy

The act of “management”, by its own connotation and emotional association, is a constrictive exercise with a goal of limiting (the risk) a situation. You manage a crisis.. you manage a dip in sales or performance.. you manage someone who’s not performing.. etc. If you find that everyone in your company is managing, then who the hell is leading it?

3 Leadership “Hows” Critical for Organizational Health

Published on June 20, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

“To sustain high performance, organizations must build the capacity to learn and keep changing over time.” What does a healthy organization look like in your mind? Employees finding meaning through their work? Customers finding transforming experiences through their interactions with you? Investors & shareholders making a difference through their investments? That’s what it should look […]

3 Critical Success Messages for any Technology Start-up & Engineering Leadership

Published on June 18, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

During my weekend reading, I came across 3 wonderful & inspiring messages from Joe Stump in his recent interview on Capture The Flag that will surely help any internet / technology entrepreneur rethink (or solidify) their current perceptions of where they’re headed & why. Whether an internet entrepreneur, corporate executive, engineering team leader or budding […]

7 Leadership Development Keys; Bizbarcelona The Entrepreneurs’ Fair 2011

Published on June 16, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

This year, the traditional Entrepreneurs’ Day and the innovation summit HiT Barcelona have been transformed into “bizbarcelona“, a macro event that brings together internationalization, financing, enterprise creation, business growth and the energy of more than 12,000 entrepreneurs. I had the privilege to once again be invited back to speak, and I shared an updated vision […]

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