Strengths are still overrated and overplayed
In the 13 years since author Marcus Buckingham popularized the strengths movement in leadership development, we’ve seen varying degrees of acceptance among our clients and colleagues. Late last year Forbes contributor Ekaterina Walter offered up the “Four Essentials of Strength-Based[...]read more
Leadership, ambiguity, diversity—Randy White interview in “Research News”
Randy was interviewed while in Brisbane by Research News, the publication of the Australian Market and Social Research Society. Glass ceiling author still waiting for more diversity among leaders During his visit to Australia this year, Dr Randall White argued[...]read more
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.[...]read more
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[...]read more