Words to Lead By: Kim Cameron

Words to Lead By: Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron, William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, shares some impactful advice he has received: Kim Cameron recalls an early conversation with a mentor: “ I don’t want a subordinate, I want a colleague. I want to get better as a result of this more »

Striving for excellence – what Aristotle would want us to know

Striving for excellence – what Aristotle would want us to know

The notion of striving for excellence is not new, but remains an essential one in professional and personal development, as most leaders, managers, coaches and business figures, in one way or another, will tell us. A couple of weeks ago, I was reading about “purpose”, and came across Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle’s work on more »

Gung Ho! – How To Motivate People In Any Organization by Ken Blanchard

Gung Ho! – How To Motivate People In Any Organization by Ken Blanchard

More of a fable than a leadership textbook, this book is about someone who goes to a company and turns around its performance through 3 principles: the spirit of the squirrel, the way of the beaver, and the gift of the goose. “The book actually inspired me to write, because Ken Blanchard writes so simply, more »