Author: Jon Lokhorst

We return to the series, Your Greatest Leadership Challenge: A Look in the Mirror at Self-Leadership. Visit my blog to read previous articles in the series. Knowing your strengths and struggles is essential to leading yourself and others well. Self-awareness about your unique design leads to greater effectiveness and, at the same time, lessens the risk of derailing yourself

What if your understanding of motivation is faulty? What if that misunderstanding has caused you to frustrate, rather than encourage and inspire, your employees? Or even your kids? What if traditional carrot and stick methods are only temporarily effective at best, and perhaps counterproductive in the long run? Those are Susan Fowler’s conclusions in her newly

Most leadership development focuses on leading other people. But to lead others well, you must first lead yourself well. As leadership coach and consultant Glenn Gutek writes, “All leadership starts with self-leadership.” The importance of self-leadership Self-leadership is so important that former VISA CEO Dee Hock once suggested that leaders focus 50% of their time and effort on leading themselves, before

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