Category Archives: Leadership

Senior-Level Servant Leadership

By | January 10, 2014

by guest blogger Rick Howe  [January 10, 2014]  Although not typically thought of this way, servant leadership can be essential for senior leaders to successfully navigate in complex, fast-paced environments.   Servant leadership is a leadership style that puts the needs of others first and encourages maximum development of people.  This may seem a misnomer, but this is not… Read More »

Profile: Cyrus the Great

By | January 8, 2014

[January 08, 2014]  Cyrus the Great (also known as Cyrus II of Persia) lived 500 years before Christ, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, and is one of the greatest leaders in all of humankind’s history.  The fact that stories of his leadership exploits have survived this long is testament to the strength of his character and… Read More »

Intelligence and Leadership

By | January 6, 2014

[January 06, 2014]  Many people say that great leadership is possible because those leaders possess extraordinary intelligence.  While there are those who are not in full agreement with this view, being intelligent certainly makes leadership easier. Normally people think of intelligence as cognitive intelligence; intelligence measured in the form of technical skills, a first-rate memory, and high IQ. … Read More »

Characteristic #43: The Study of Great Leadership

By | January 4, 2014

[January 04, 2014]  All great leaders study leadership.  They make it part of their routine to ensure that they understand and seek to improve their leadership skills and knowledge. When the seasoned executive leader’s mind is adequately mature and has obtained sufficient awareness to understand, only then does the leader have the true capacity of senior leadership.  Otherwise,… Read More »

Senior Executive Leader Websites

By | January 2, 2014

[January 02, 2014]  My goal was to provide at least 10 “senior executive leadership” – non-commercial websites – those that are dedicated exclusively to senior leaders and worth reading.  Finding basic leadership sites was easy but finding them dedicated to “senior leadership” was another matter. Unfortunately, there are simply very few free and open senior leader websites –… Read More »