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7 Steps to Build Your Professional Peer Network

This blog is a companion piece to one of our Leadership Intelligence Podcasts, which is part of a series on making the transition into management. In the podcast episode, we describe the need to create a peer network. This blog highlights some of the key points touched upon in the podcast. I was a shy, […] Read more

Matthew Wride

Posted on April 13, 2016 by

EP007 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast – Transition Into Management Part 1

The transition into management can sometimes be difficult for new leaders. In EP007 Leadership Intelligence Podcast – Transition Into Management Part 1, DecisionWise COO and author, Matthew Wride, talks about what it takes to make the management transition successful. Learn about the five Ps of transitioning into management, motivations for moving into management, 10 myths […] Read more

Matthew Wride

Posted on March 24, 2016 by

EP006 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast – The Trust Factor in Leadership

In EP006 Leadership Intelligence Podcast – The Trust Factor in Leadership we discuss what is often overlooked as a leadership competency because we take it for granted. We assume we can trust other people until that trust is compromised or broken– then everything is suspect. During this podcast we will discuss the specific components of […] Read more

Brad Taylor

Posted on March 16, 2016 by

Leadership Coaching: What type? Who gets it? Who does it?

Coaching is becoming one of the most effective and important activities for developing leaders in organizations. In fact, a recent poll conducted by ASTD found that 47 percent of all respondents ranked coaching and feedback as most critical to their organization’s success in the next three years.   Download 360-degree feedback survey sample.   Many […] Read more

Charles Rogel

Posted on March 2, 2016 by

EP003 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast – How To Give Feedback

Listen as Organizational Change Consultant, Darrell Harmon talks about how to give feedback face to face. You will hear tips and structures on giving constructive feedback. Learn feedback tips and advice on peer-to-peer, subordinate-to-manager, manager-to-employee and personal situations.   Download your 360-degree feedback survey right here.   Listen to more podcast episodes   Read more

Darrell Harmon

Posted on February 24, 2016 by

4 Ways Great Leaders Can Overcome Company Scarcity Issues

I teach an introductory political science class at a local university. This class utilizes an interdisciplinary approach by exploring basic economic theory, American history, and a bit of political philosophy. When introducing the section on economics, I try to reinforce the premise that economics is really the study of scarcity – what do you do […] Read more

Matthew Wride

Posted on January 19, 2016 by

Four Barriers to Leadership Intelligence

As we work with leaders to provide 360-degree feedback, we encounter four common defense mechanisms that people use to discount negative perceptions they find in their report.  We call these “barriers to leadership intelligence” because they prevent leaders from gaining the self-awareness they need to become better leaders. Taken from principles of psychology, these barriers […] Read more

Charles Rogel

Posted on March 14, 2014 by

Have You Looked into Your Johari Window Lately?

The Johari Window, developed by Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham in the mid-fifties, is often one of the fundamental exercises used in feedback and leadership training.  The premise behind the model is that there are parts of who we are that are known, and parts that are not known—both to ourselves and to others.  Understanding […] Read more

Charles Rogel

Posted on October 16, 2013 by

6 Steps to Deal With an Office Jerk

Each of us has worked with at least one jerk at some point in our careers. Negative workplace interactions have effects that reach far beyond the expanse of cubicles.  According to a workplace-research study that followed 800 Israeli workers for a period of 20 years, workers with little peer social support (i.e. who have to […] Read more

Posted on July 30, 2013 by

Generic Leadership Traits Don’t Work for 360 Degree Feedback

When I received my copy of Inc. Magazine’s June issue, the cover quickly caught my attention: “7 Traits of True Leaders”As I read through the articles in this issue, I noticed that the feature article, written by Leigh Buchanan, described these seven desirable traits as those that may have been previously considered feminine:  empathy, vulnerability, […] Read more

Tracy Maylett

Posted on July 10, 2013 by

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