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4 Things That Kill Leaders

In this leadership blog series, I'll be touching on some of the warning signs that a leader is in serious trouble and may not even know it.

May 16, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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The Sexism Case Everybody is Talking About

Everybody is talking about Uber, but this time not as the poster child for digital disruption. The $70 billion ride-sharing company has come under intense public scrutiny in recent weeks amid claims of a toxic culture rife with sexism and sexual harassment.

Mar 7, 2017

Topics: Leadership- Emotional Intelligence

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When Positive Thinking is Dumb. When It’s Smart.

“The first principle [of science] is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.”     — Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist

Feb 20, 2017

Topics: Leadership- Smarter Thinking

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Psychopathic Leadership with Guest Blogger Dr. Killy Pants

Welcome to The Psychometric View. This week, we have a special guest blogger, Dr. Killy Pants, an internationally renowned expert on psychopaths in politics and the workplace, who spends much of her time trying to raise awareness about the dangers posed by these wolves in sheeps’ clothing. 

Aug 8, 2016

Topics: Leadership

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Emotional Quotient (EQ) in Leadership Development


Becoming more emotionally intelligent is the implied goal of virtually all leadership training. Once introduced to emotional intelligence and the impact that emotions have on team performance...

Aug 6, 2016

Topics: Leadership- Emotional Intelligence

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From Snow White to Darth Vader: Identify Your Leadership Style Using the Managerial Grid

The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid (also known as the leadership grid) is a classic model used by managers to assess their leadership style.

Jun 6, 2016

Topics: Leadership

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People Leave Managers, Not Companies


“All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; to make them truly ours, we must think them through over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience." — Goethe

May 10, 2016

Topics: Leadership- Human Resources- Employee Engagement

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Coaching Difficult Leaders With the DISC Assessment

Anyone with more than a few years experience in management positions, consulting or HR would acknowledge their fair share of dealings with egomaniacs and corporate psychopaths who have an uncanny knack for climbing into executive positions.

Sep 10, 2015

Topics: Leadership- Coaching & Mentoring- DISC Profile

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