Are You a Boss or a Leader?

On August 22, 2012, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

Q:  Have you ever worked for a boss who made you question your intelligence or who created a stressful work environment?                                             I used to work for a boss who committed the sin of ‘micromanagement’. Every day, I had to take all of my work, go to the ladies room and sit on a tiny couch […]

It’s Time to Dust-off Your Leadership Development Action Plans!

On August 16, 2012, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

How many of us have participated in personality or leadership assessments (Myers-Briggs, Strengthsfinder 2.0, DISC, 360 programs, etc.), formal development courses or received coaching as part of a development program designed to help increase business acumen or other strategic leadership competencies? If you are like me, after completing a new assessment, receiving performance appraisal feedback […]

The Leadership Gap Recipe

On April 4, 2012, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

The Compliment The greatest leadership competency compliment I ever received was from a subordinate who said : “Christine, you have a natural talent to show us the future.”  I liked the fact that she recognized my visionary talent. In fact, I reveled in it and I mentally patted my psyche on the back for several […]

Landing the Top Job – The Competencies That Are Most Valued By Hiring Decision Makers!

On December 1, 2011, in Blog, Leadership, by Christine Glasco

I coach leaders every day on a number of goals they want to achieve in the areas of leadership development, career transition, career reinvention, career attainment and career fulfillment. What executives tell me: “Christine, I wonder if I am underutilized in my current role?” “Since the new CEO arrived, I feel less involved in the […]

What Does The Fine Print In Your Leadership Style Disclaimer Statement Say About You?

On November 10, 2011, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

After purchasing and enjoying two generations of Blackberry phones in the past, in May, my family upgraded to the Blackberry Torch. Within two weeks, we had returned to the mobile phone vendor six times. At the seventh visit, the vendor sent us to a reclamation center and we were given – at no extra charge […]

What’s Your Leadership Bête Noire?

On October 12, 2011, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

One of the questions I normally ask during the first or second meeting with a new executive coaching client is: “Tell me about a time when you weren’t successful…” Inevitably, the leader will tell me about a time or situation when he/she: Most often, the leader will tell me the situation and describe why he/she […]

Are You Leading From Inside The ‘Box’?

On June 28, 2011, in Blog, Leadership, by Christine Glasco

An organization leader I admire very much, Dan Burrier, noted in an article he wrote for the Harvard Business Review Insight Center: “Much has been written about getting out of the box, but perhaps the most frustrating — and useful — guidance I have received came from a Zen teacher who pointed out: “The instructions […]

Leadership Lessons From The 14th Dalai Lama

On June 21, 2011, in Blog, Strategic Leadership, by Christine Glasco

On a sunny afternoon in May, Southern Methodist University conferred the Doctorate of Humane Letters on The 14th Dalai Lama for his ”lifelong leadership in promoting peace, compassion and interreligious understanding.” As he accepted the honorary degree, The Dalai Lama offered his particular brand of wisdom as it relates to leadership: »        The world belongs […]

Leadership & Career Issues From The S.S.Minnow

On June 14, 2011, in Blog, Leadership, by Christine Glasco

Have you ever had someone make reference to something and it sticks in your mind? Someone made a reference to Gilligan’s Island (a TV series from 1964 – 1968) within the last couple of days.  No matter how much I tried, I couldn’t get the program or the theme song out of my mind:     …There’s […]

Crack the Code: Why Have You Been Passed Over For Promotion? What Should You Do?

On June 7, 2011, in Blog, Career Development, by Christine Glasco

Causes Lack of a personal leadership brand Lack of an external reputation as a  ‘sought-after’ industry or career field thought-leader, speaker, author or influencer Damaged (walking wounded) or invisible internal reputation Lack of evidence of capabilities required in the next level Lack of a Mentor or Champion You think that doing the current job in […]

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