Which Personality Type Makes the Best Leader: Introverts or Extroverts?

On March 14, 2012, in Blog, Strategic Leadership, by Christine Glasco

You have really creative ideas – you need to speak up in meetings… Why didn’t you mention this solution yesterday… You let others take credit for your ideas… This is a better approach than what was decided – why didn’t you… If I had a nickel for every early ‘developmental’ conversation I had with managers […]

What is Your Leadership Career Success Plan for 2012 … and Beyond?

On January 5, 2012, in Blog, Leadership Career Success, by Christine Glasco

Happy New Year! At the start of a new year, we all have the best of intentions: To work on our physical body (to lose weight or to start exercising), To work on our personal/interpersonal life (to be more patient with our spouse or boss) and/or To work on our professional life (to take a […]

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 […]

Do You Have a Leadership Avatar?

On September 13, 2011, in Blog, Leadership Development, by Christine Glasco

The word Avatar {from} Sanskrit means “descent” and is most often translated into English as “appearance” or “manifestation”.[1] In the last few years, the use of an Avatar has become very popular in the virtual universe. While I am not a gamer, I always thought that if I were to ever use an Avatar, I […]

Career Development Alert: The Causes and Effects of Career Derailment

On August 17, 2011, in Blog, Career Transition/Career Derailment, by Christine Glasco

Over the last twenty years I have had candid – no truths untold – conversations with hundreds of executives in order to identify the good, the bad and the ugly of their strategic leadership and career development decisions. Recently I asked Bill, a former Division SVP and GM for a leading technology company, to talk […]

Talented Leaders Perform Best When “Piloting” Through Turbulent Waters

On July 12, 2011, in Blog, Leadership, by Christine Glasco

I couldn’t believe it.  I was on the telephone calling to find out about a whitewater rafting trip for three comrades and myself.  It was the moment to admit – I am afraid of WATER.  OK, I am not afraid of water, but I am afraid of WATER above 4 feet – in a pool, […]

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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