Being a Leader When You’re Not in Charge

How many of you aspire to lead - even if you're not in charge? Some of my clients who are working for that next promotion, or being assigned that next big project will ask me "what can I do so that I can move into a position of leaderhip?" There ARE certain behaviors that you can practice so you can be seen as a leader even if you're not the boss. In Karl Albrecht's book, Social Intelligence, he talks about two types of authority - formal Continue Reading

On Being A Leader

What makes a great leader? I’ve been giving this some thought this week as I’ll be speaking, along with one of my business partners from GoGirl Academy, founder Suzanne Keel-Eckmann, to a class of young women leaders in the UW Foster School of Business this coming week. I think back to some of my best bosses over the years (mainly news directors and general managers of TV stations), and a number of things stand out. Here are some of Continue Reading

Being an Effective Leader

Here's another top article from McKinsey, a global business consulant. It's on being an effective leader, and as we begin a new year, it's a great time to start thinking about habits we have, and changes we can make to become more effective with both our clients and our employees. Happy New Year!! Margo Myers, Principal, Margo Continue Reading