Category Archives: Leadership & Management

That’ll Do, Pig: If You Care About Excellence, Stop Over-Praising

Also published at Huffington Post. In a meeting of nonprofit leaders the other day, I heard an executive praise some recent work done by his staff as “amazing” and “incredible”. I hear this kind of thing so often that, normally, … Continue reading

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The World’s Shortest How-To List for Leaders

If you do a search for advice on leadership, you’ll find a lot of lists: “Top 10 Things All Leaders Must Know” “Leadership Advice from 5 Top Executives” “The 7 Deadly Sins of Leadership,” etc, etc. I almost always find … Continue reading

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