Tag Archives: Leadership

Can Charisma Be Learned?

Have you ever seen someone give a really great presentation and you were struck not only by how well they communicated, but also their magnetic personality? I remember when I was working for a startup 20 years ago and we were invited to attend a presentation by Jim Barksdale, then-president of Netscape, the company that […]

The 4th Habit of Highly Effective People: Think Win/Win (Part II)

Last week, we talked about Stephen Covey’s secret to avoiding adversarial relationships and practicing effective interpersonal leadership: The habit to “Think Win/Win.” See: The 4th Habit of Highly Effective People: Think Win/Win (Part I) We discussed the first foundational piece that needs to be in place in order to be able to truly think win/win, […]

Why Do So Many Competent Women NOT Become Leaders?

I just read this very interesting article in the Harvard Business Review: “Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?”  I think the even more important question to ask is: “Why do so many competent women (and men) NOT become leaders?” The author, Professor of Business Psychology Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, argues that the reason is that […]


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