When Bright Leaders Become Difficult Jerks

Not all leaders are the same. From the tone they take with their direct reports to the degree of project involvement they prefer, there are as many types of leaders as there are personalities. However, there is one type that is remarkably brilliant, charismatic and driven. A self-starter and problem solver by nature, this leader excels with challenges and has the powerful ability to get things moving quickly.

What Leadership Challenges are Taboos?

What leadership challenges are taboos? “A recent study indicates that Swiss leaders are subject to stress, solitude, uncertainty as well as being overwhelmed by work.  Why is admitting to these leadership challenges taboo?” This is a question Thierry Dime, a journalist, from a prestigious Swiss magazine called, “Le Monde Economique“, asked me. So I thought I would share…

What is the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring?

What is the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring? Mentor in the Greek mythology Mentor, in the Greek mythology, was a trusted friend of Odysseus. Odysseus had to leave to fight and conquer. Odysseus entrusted his son’s education to Mentor. The mentor’s definition evolved into signifying a trusted counselor or guide. Mentoring is a developmental process designed to…