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  • Microleadership

    Microleadership, like microblogging or microfinance, is a small-scale affair. Despite its modest impact, more microleade...
  • What is an Effective Manager?

    To be effective, managers must do two things well: (1) achieve their targets and (2) make the best possible use of all r...
  • Is Leadership Feminine?

    The meaning of leadership is inexorably shifting from masculine to feminine, from calling the shots to engaging, coachin...
  • Taming the Alpha Male Leader

    Overly masculine leadership styles are under siege like never before. Are you a hard driving high achiever with a sense...
  • Leadership Redefined

    Our efforts to explain leadership are like the proverbial blind men trying to understand an elephant by merely feeling i...
  • Cultures of Disengagement

    Engaged employees feel a strong sense of ownership, some for their jobs, but fewer for their department or the business...
  • Why Be a Leader, Not a Manager?

    We regard our most admired leaders as heroes while managers are seen as villains or antiheroes. Why the good-evil slant?

Lead2XL Success at Work Featured

  • Questions for Success

    Asking good questions can vastly improve our success at work and relationships with people. Good questions engage people...
  • How to be More Effective at Work

    People at work struggle with similar issues that get in the way of their effectiveness. A single problem underlies most...
  • What's Your Excuse?

    Excuses are self-defeating. They get in the way of our success by letting us off the hook, making life easier for us whe...
  • Onboarding: The New Broom

    Newly hired senior executives are failing fast. But the increased pressure to achieve results immediately could be self-...
  • Collaborative Assertiveness

    We think of assertiveness in adversarial terms: how to defend ourselves against someone using strong-arm tactics to infl...
  • How to Give and Receive Feedback

    Some managers find it extremely difficult to give negative feedback to their team members. It is even harder for employe...
  • Discovering Your Career Path

    Frustrated with the slow pace of your career advancement? No obvious job openings in sight? And you aren’t really sure w...