How Many Organizations Today Are Effectively Leaderless?

How Many Organizations Today Are Effectively Leaderless?

Answer: The majority. Leadership is not a position description. It is not a skill, like managing. It is something leaders, real ones, are born with. Leadership development can only enhance skills, not create real inborn leadership abilities. Do you know what these real leadership abilities are? And why so many organizations are effectively leaderless today?

If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage (Improve) It

If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage (Improve) It

This apparent conundrum came up while I was trying to develop a simple system for leadership skills self-improvement. Step #1 is figuring out just where you are on some leadership scale. Turns out there are very many ways to do this. Credible ways? Not so many. For something as important as leadership, this is a serious problem. Here are a few ideas for solving it.