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. https://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Organization/Talent/How_centered_leaders_achieve_extraordinary_results_2678?gp=1. Happy New Year!! Margo Myers, Principal, Margo Continue Reading