How To Be Liked AND Respected As a Leader – And Why Both Matter

As humans, we have an instinctual need to belong and be accepted among our peers. As communal beings, there is a survival need to belong to a group, something bigger than ourselves. And this desire is stronger than ever in these uncertain times. However, being liked and respected as a leader [...]
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3 Leadership Skills That Inspire Teams to Reach Their Potential

We’re all in this together. This is a phrase we have heard countless times throughout 2020 as we manage through the Covid-19 pandemic. There is something inspiring about these words – especially when it seems daily, we are faced with uncertainty everywhere we turn. In these times, it is good to [...]
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The After: Will Your Team Emerge Stronger After COVID-19?

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has made time stand still – the world as we knew it came to a screeching halt and everywhere you turn, talk is about the coronavirus. While the situation remains uncertain, it is important to keep a level of normalcy in our lives. Connecting with loved [...]
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The Power of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership in Times of Crisis

Stand Out as a Leader Uncertain times. You probably hear this phrase several times a day. The impact of COVID19 continues to be felt around the globe. It is impacting just about every aspect of our lives. As we emerge on the other side of “the curve”, our nation is in a heated debate on […]
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6 Examples of Leadership Development That Get Real Results

Leadership is an art. An excellent CEO conducting their business looks like a person masterfully crossing a tightrope. There are pitfalls on either side of the rope, but with coordination and confidence, they can walk forward without falling. Contrarily, a lackluster CEO can’t stand up [...]
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Leadership Development Strategies for Building High-Performing Teams in 2020

High-performing teams are invaluable to the success of your organization. They are central to exceeding projections, building a healthy work environment, and attracting best in class talent and investors if needed.  It is interesting to note that 90 percent of investors, for example, consider [...]
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Leadership Transition Series Part 4: Who’s On First: Defining Roles for Succession

Part 4 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Succession planning is a joint effort between multiple layers of leadership. Even though the objectives are relatively concrete in theory, the planning process often seems abstract.  While private and public companies may encounter their own [...]
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Leadership Transition Series Part 3: The 5 Critical Roles in an Effective Succession Plan

Part 3 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Succession planning is about people. Your people are what make your business—its identity, its reputation, and all of its assets.  At the heart of an effective succession plan, there is an undercurrent of appreciation for the team you have. The way I [...]
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Succession Planning in Public and Private Companies

Part 2 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Public and private companies have very different structures, but in both cases, succession planning is a vital priority. The longevity of any organization rests on the ability of today’s leadership to prepare for future changes. In my experience with [...]
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