Leadership Perspectives

The Leadership Book we most often recommend

March 7, 2016
Marie Peeler

Every once in a while a book comes along that packs a lot of value into a quick read. Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box is just such a book and it’s one that we find ourselves recommending to clients frequently. I’m skeptical when reviewers claim that books are “transformative.” Transformation happens more […]

Leadership skills can be learned – Just practice differently

December 11, 2012

Last time, I told you about Daniel Coyle’s newest book Little Book of Talent and I admitted that lately I’ve had a fascination with performance improvement, talent, and habit. Although I concede that some small part of my attraction to the topic is a desire to play the piano better, my main interest is in […]

Little book of talent: 52 tips for improving your skills

November 27, 2012

I’ve had a fascination lately with the subject of performance improvement and the related topics of talent and habit.  For anyone genuinely desiring to improve their understanding of how to achieve better performance, Daniel Coyle’s newest book is a small gemstone. Building off of the research that he presented in The Talent Code, which I […]

Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown.

September 5, 2012

Ever dream of being a virtuoso singer, having a zero-handicap golf stroke, or cooking like a world class chef? Not in your cards?  You just don’t have the natural talent, you say? Not so fast.  According to a burgeoning abundance of literature on the topic of talent and performance improvement, talent has, well, little to […]

Are Your Meetings Making You Crazy? Fix them!

February 22, 2012

Does your organization hold meetings that seem to go on forever, that try to solve world hunger, but in which nothing really seems to get done?   Do you dread going to meetings – even your own – and do you cringe at the thought of wasting another hour of your entire team’s time? You should, […]

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