Author Archive | Dr. Holly Latty-Mann

Three C’s of Leadership Learned in Kindergarten

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Bnet blog writer, CC Holland, experienced her first child going to kindergarten last week.  In the chaos surrounding the first days of school, she realized that there are Three C’s of Leadership learned in kindergarten. Holland writes about poor communication, a lack of collaboration, and no commiseration in her blog post.  Read the full post […]

Want new leaders? Start early!

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Want to grow a better crop of leaders?  Start by selecting the right seeds, watering the garden, removing the weeds and in a season or two, you’ll have a bumper crop of ready-to-harvest leaders.” – Dan McCarthy Developing the leaders within your company begins at their hire date.  To truly gain the most from your […]

Can a Leopard REALLY Change Its Spots?

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We at The Leadership Trust say that pain- and love- are highly motivating factors to change, and change management is a huge part of leadership training.  Becoming a better leader, most likely means changing some of your current processes, beliefs, styles, techniques so that you are continually bettering yourself.  Marshall Goldsmith, author or Ask the […]

Building Trust in Business by Trusting

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With a name like The Leadership Trust, we get a glimpse through our website analytics how many people are researching trust and leadership.  We even endorse a phenomenon we coined “the boomerang effect” that supports the notion that in giving trust you get it.  Some people may refer to this as the Law of Attraction, […]

Integrative Leadership Linked to Dr. Oz Holistic Healing Approach

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Since I completed my internship at Duke Medical Center in 1994 and participated in the grass roots efforts to promote integrative medicine, I began linking Dr. Oz’ holistic work to leadership training.  On August 31st, Dr. Oz, who was popularized by Oprah, appeared on Good Morning America speaking about his unique approach to healing his […]

Leaders Can Lighten Up

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In the tough economic times we’ve all been experiencing, it’s easy to see why some leaders feel the need to “hunker down” to pull their company, manager, and teams out of this slump.  John Baldoni, leadership expert and established author, writes about how leaders need to “Lighten Up!” in his recent post on the Harvard […]

Leadership Begins at Home

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Our philosophy is that home affects work and work affects home, as evidenced by how many of our signature testimonials speak to “better father”…” better husband”…”better wife”…”better mother.”  We therefore felt it would be a fitting topic to discuss leadership at home in terms of families and children.  As parents, you have the opportunity to help shape […]

5 Advantages of using external resources for a leadership development program

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Dan McCarthy is a great resource for leadership training.  In this article, Dan discusses the benefits of using external consultants and trainers for your organizational development needs. 1. Internal expertise may be missing.  External resources are sometimes needed when the required expertise is missing or in short supply within a company. 2. Innovation. An external resource can […]

Leadership Quotes

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“First you will have to understand yourself, because the hardest person you will ever have to lead is yourself.  Second, to be an effective leader, you must take responsibility for your own development.” True North, by Bill George (Buy it here) How else can you learn about others if you don’t first know your self?  […]

Leading from within

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“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.” ~ Warren Bennis Lance, author of Jungle of Life Blog, recently interviewed me for his blog.  The interview was atypical in the same way our workshops are, meaning there was plenty of room for personal “stuff” […]