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Servant Leadership Kissing Up and Kicking Down Are Not Allowed

Excerpt from The Communicators: Leadership in the Age of Crisis by Richard S. Levick and Charles Slack

James H. Blanchard, former chairman and CEO of Synovus, put his own credibility and reputation on the line by announcing in front of the entire company that Synovus would no longer tolerate leaders saying all the right things to superiors only to berate and abuse their own staff.

Foghorn Leghorn

“We call that saluting the flag and kicking the dog,” Blanchard says. He decided that that type of leadership just didn’t have a place in the company.

Make It As Difficult As Possible for An Employee to Leave

Andrew Books

Do you know what the role of a manager entails? Most employees leave because they don't like their manager. If you aren't making employee retention a top priority, then perhaps you need to rethink your role as a manager.

9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Bob Reuteman

Many managers don't like it when their staff disagrees with them. But if they are afraid to speak up or disagree, it could be a warning sign. This article provides 9 tips for becoming a better leader.

Are You a Transformational Leader?

Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D.

The most popular leadership theory today is transformational leadership. But what is a transformational leader? And are you one? This explores the 4 components of transformational leadership so you can determine if you would be considered a transformational leader.

How to Apply Transformational Leadership

Rich Hein

There are many styles of management. But one style has the potential to empower your employees to do more than you ever imagined possible.

4 Steps to Becoming a Transformational Leader

Eva Rykrsmith

Interested in becoming a Transformational leader? This article offers the 4 steps to become a transformational leader.

6 Ways To Empower Your Employees With Transformational Leadership

Drew Hendricks

Transformational leaders empower employees so that they are not excessively reliant on their bosses. This article offers 6 ways to achieve this.

Sustainable Effectiveness of a Transformational Leadership Development Program

Manfred Kets De Vries, Thomas Hellwig, Pierre Vignaud, Lauren Guillen Ramo, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy, and Konstantin Korotov

This paper explores the lasting effectiveness of a transformational leadership development program.

Transformational Leadership: A Prescription for IT Project Success

Mitchell Valentine

Can transformational leadership and communication of a clear project vision increase the chances of project success?

Managers Are For Efficiency, Leaders Are For Innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

Are you focused on efficiency or innovation? As a leader, you must focus on innovation.

About Patti Gilchrist

Patti Gilchrist, Entrepreneurial PM

Patti Gilchrist is a Sr. Technical Manager with 25 years experience implementing strategic enterprise initiatives.

Patti has a reputation for effectively translating business problems into innovative solutions and creating strategic roadmaps to achieve business goals.

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