Leadership Perspectives

5 ways to maximize the value of assessments

Marie Peeler

Assessments are extremely popular and, when used correctly, they can provide a wealth of information to increase a leader’s self-awareness, highlight important strengths, and point to developmental opportunities. Assessments ask a series of questions about an individual or a team.  Respondents answer the questions about themselves, or sometimes about others as when using 360 assessments, […]

More debate: Are women better leaders than men?

In the last two weeks, much has been made of a study that claims that women are better leaders than men.  In a Harvard Business Review blog post on March 15, 2012, the authors of the study, Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, wrote that women outperformed men in 12 of 16 leadership competencies, according to […]

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