Tagged: barry goldberg

You're Not the Boss of Me (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/17/2014 12:00 am

It does seem to me that having leadership skills is one of those areas in which women still have to be better than men in order to be recognized, because men can still get away with demanding followership without immediately being written off as bossy.

Accountability Sans Jerkiness (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 3/10/2014 12:00 am

A CEO can delegate just about everything except culture. And every company will have a culture, whether it just happens or is implemented purposefully and continually by leadership in every decision and hire.

When a Leader Screws Up (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/27/2014 12:00 am

We all make mistakes. Some are simple and practical, but as leaders we can screw up in visible, expensive and very painful ways. I have recently had the opportunity to experience firsthand the impact of a very personal screw-up (mine, I am afraid), which took me back to some best practices I have learned over the years for dealing with mistakes.

Listening Tops the List (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/23/2013 12:00 am

In the end, listening became the proverbial superpower that most of us thought had the greatest impact on leadership. From a first blush perspective, this seems fairly ho-hum. After all, we listen all the time, right?

Isaac Newton: Executive Coach (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 8/12/2013 12:00 am

As it turns out, all of Isaac Newton's laws of motion apply to human behavior — and especially to leading change. So, with apologies to the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, of which Sir Isaac was a member, here is my spin on Newton's three laws of motion as they apply to people and organizations.

The Power of Personal Presence (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Here was the scene. About 250 unhappy travelers were all gathered in a crowded departure lounge. Weather and traffic snarls on the East Coast were playing havoc with getting equipment and people where they needed to be. Here are some powerful lessons in personal presence as modeled by a Delta pilot on a stormy night in Atlanta.

Becoming a Leadership Engine (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/11/2013 12:00 am

A succession plan includes the development required to prepare up-and-coming talent to move into that next job. Better yet, you could expand the idea to drive a next generation of leaders at all levels of the organization.

Must-Win Battles & Cannot-Miss Opportunities (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by I. Barry Goldberg 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Here are three steps any business should take to focus attention on year-end sales and operations.