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Do people REALLY get what is meant by leadership development when it is marketed as a service?

Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on

Marketing leadership programs, coaching and consulting can be tricky. Ever notice that some people feel ashamed while others feel special to be sent for leadership coaching or development? “Maybe people will think something is wrong with me.” “Maybe they are considering me for a promotion.” It is important that coaches and leadership consultants market in […]

Family Discord and Abuse: When Disrespectful, Bullying Behaviors at Work Go Unchecked

Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on

In my first management role a few decades ago, I had a direct report who on occasion would bully me and others.  In dire need of leadership development, I made some futile attempts to manage this problem behavior before eventually firing him. It took a lot of personal work on my part since that time […]

Are happy people really better leaders?

Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on

If we were to hold all other attributes constant, is it fair to say that happy people are better leaders? Although I consider myself a happy person, I had been considering this topic for a blog earlier this week when I signed up to participate in a study called the Happiness Project. I discovered through […]

Al Gore’s Divorce and Leadership – What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on

Do you believe work affects home? Home affects Work? If you said, “Yes,” then chances are good you are a realist. Just ask any parent with a critically ill, injured, or disabled child – or simply sick will do. Just ask the 44-year old man who just learned that his 12-year old son is not […]