Archive for the 'Leadership' Category

Your Company Needs a Global Mentoring Program Now, Here’s Why

According to a survey conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership, the number one reason for the career success of Fortune 500 CEOs is very simple – having a mentor. If having a mentor is the primary basis for the personal success of top executives, doesn’t it stand to reason that developing a mentoring program […]

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Can Successful People Be Nice?

Art Markman of the Harvard Business Review recently wrote an article, “Are Successful People Nice?”in which he discusses how emotional intelligence plays into successful leadership. According to the study by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the key is how agreeable you are. Specifically, being agreeable is defined as the extent to which you […]

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Creativity – Desired or Unappreciated Trait of Today’s Leaders

By:  Tom Pearce, iLead Consulting & Training, CEO A couple of years ago, top management from one of my major clients made an unannounced visit to my leadership development class I was facilitating for their organization. The topic of discussion that afternoon was developing creative skills. The immediate response from this group of executives was, […]

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The Need to Groom Leaders

By:  Tom Pearce, iLead Consulting & Training, CEO Peter Burrows of Bloomberg News recently wrote an article titled, “CEO, the Least Popular Job in Silicon Valley” regarding the error and lack of foresight of many companies in grooming new leaders. Hewlett-Packard, for example, is now on their fourth CEO (Meg Whitman) in just over six […]

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