Posts Tagged: Leadership

The Leadership Chops to be POTUS

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | By: Mike Donahue

I listened to the Diane Rehm Show on NPR as I drove to the airport on August 26. The journalists on the show held points of view on the left and right of the political spectrum, one side damning The Donald while praising Hillary and the other side reflectively taking the opposite point of view in their discussion. The panelists were highly regarded journalists working for some of America’s best-known…

Read more >

Posted in: Leadership, Mike's Musings | Comments Off

What’s an Accountability Partner and Who Needs One?

Monday, November 9th, 2015 | By: Mike Donahue

This past summer, I met a smart, talented young woman with a strong motivation to improve as a leader. She works for a company that has invested in an ongoing, formal training program. She told me that she was pleased with the program and yet struggled to keep what she learned top of mind and put it into practice without a coach to push her and hold her accountable. I…

Read more >

Posted in: Big Thinking, Leadership | Comments Off

Speed Traps, Quotas and Informal Networks

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 | By: Mike Donahue

I was driving this morning and as I crested a hill, on the opposite side of the road I spotted a cop, radar gun in hand, intent on bagging his quota of speeders. I passed him and began flashing my headlights at oncoming drivers to warn them to slow down. Sadly, I don’t believe enough young drivers have been taught this informal rule of the road. Before I was old…

Read more >

Posted in: Big Thinking, Leadership | Comments Off

Page 1 of 41234