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Book Review: Scaling Up Excellence By Bob Sutton And Huggy Rao

February 3, 2014 0 Comments
Book Review: Scaling Up Excellence By Bob Sutton And Huggy Rao

I’m a huge fan of Bob Sutton’s evidence-based management body of work. I think his new book with Huggy Rao might be his best book yet. I certainly believe that Scaling Up Excellence: Getting To More Without Settling For Less is one of the best evidence-based management books I’ve ever read. I got my review [...]

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Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are [...]

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The Heart Of Leadership Is Power

September 24, 2013 2 Comments
The Heart Of Leadership Is Power

Influence is an important concept. Whenever I hear the word influence, I immediately think power. We cannot lead without power. The process of leadership simply does not work without the exercise of power. You must use some type of power to influence people to get them to move toward change that matters. Power is the [...]

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Change Requires Leadership

September 16, 2013 2 Comments
Change Requires Leadership

Leadership and change are absolutely inseparable. You can’t have real change unless you engage in the process of leadership. Likewise, you are not really involved in the process of leadership unless you are intentionally focused on some type of substantive, transformative change. Real leadership and the relationship it requires spends as little time and effort [...]

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