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Lily Kelly-Radford joins Executive Development Group as partner

Lily Kelly-Radford, PhD, joins Executive Development Group as a partner. Kelly-Radford will provide executive coaching and leadership development to clients worldwide, with partners Randall P. White, PhD, and Sandra L. Shullman, PhD. Kelly-Radford is also owner of LEAP Leadership, Atlanta,[...]

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Cambria’s new Coach-O-Matic?

There are some things your best friend should tell you, so we’ll politely challenge a news release from Cambria Consulting, a firm we’ve admired for years. We wished they had asked for some outside feedback before launching their latest instrument.[...]

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March 4, 2009, 15 leadership experts challenge the strength-based leadership movement

The following authors have contributed to the book The Perils of Accentuating the Positive, available TODAY… Michael J. Benson, PhD, manager leadership assessment, Johnson & Johnson Steven Berglas, PhD, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Anand Chandrasekar, research associate with the[...]

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It’s time executive education spoke up: We can’t afford another decade of strengths-based leadership.

Focusing solely on strengths is inherently elitist, expensive and wasteful. Research informs us that all organizations, strong or weak, have big gaps in talent. Everyone needs to be well-rounded and capable of working well with other people. When individuals are[...]

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Two obits 2008: The year you had, and the year you wish you had

A few years ago management consultant Roz Savage sat down and wrote two obituaries: One for the life she had, and one for the life she wanted. The result? Today Roz is an eco-adventurer and rows a small boat around[...]

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Facing Uncertainty: American Executive

If there’s a fork in the road, take it: Leaders who used uncertainty to their advantage by Dr. Randall P. White Uncertainty is an increasing reality for today’s executives. Those who can thrive as they charge toward the unknown share[...]

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Podcast: Talking with survivors after the layoff

Dr. Randall P. White podcast [audio:Podcast] Once a company makes a logic-driven decision to downsize, many managers find themselves facing the grief-stricken emotions of the ones who were left behind. The employee “survivor syndrome,” as explained by David Noer in[...]

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In Dubailand, and now, home again

by Dr. Randall P. White Here’s the view from my phone in Dubailand. It’s truly an amazing place. I was there for the first time this past weekend teaching a leadership program through Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. A[...]

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Who knows?

Alfred E. Perlman predicted, “Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.” If ever there were an opportunity to learn something about leadership it’s 4Q 2008. And if you’re diligent and inquisitive you can[...]

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There are ways to escape the narcissistic bosses

You’re bound to run into narcissistic bosses at some point in your career, because such personalities gravitate toward leadership. “Most public leaders have a large streak of narcissism in them or I don’t think they’d be able to lead,” says[...]

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