Leadership Development Myths – Part 3

Leadership Development Myths – Part 3

Ourthinking Myth #3: Leadership Is About TraitsThe leadership industry is obsessed with defining the traits of leaders. What are the elements of personality, character, or style that mark the successful leader?Some hold up the vague example of celebrity CEO’s, like...
Leadership Development Myths – Part 2

Leadership Development Myths – Part 2

Ourthinking 3 Myths of Leadership Development (Part Deux)Some myths are harmless, like Santa Claus. Sure, he’s not real, but he brings joy to children and encourages generosity – at least enough to balance out the tacit endorsement of consumerism. As I mentioned in my...
Leadership Development Myths – Part 1

Leadership Development Myths – Part 1

Ourthinking 3 Myths of Leadership Development (Part 1)An interesting thing about the corporate learning and development field is that it’s not based on a foundational set of principles or research. Its most effective practices typically come from hard-won experience,...