Tag Archives: Emotional Intelligence

Workplace bullies crush innovation & cripple growth

By Charlene Smith In her song Respect, Aretha Franklin sings:  I’m about to give you all of my money And all I’m askin’ in return, honey Is to give me my profits The primary stakeholders in your business are your … Continue reading

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Anyone can be a manager; what does it take to be a successful leader?

By Charlene Smith An organization that does not innovate is expensive to run, cumbersome to manage, has unhappy staff and dispirited managers. The fear of innovation tells us something important about a corporate culture, it is led by fear, and … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test

Many aspire to it, but few achieve it: leadership. True leadership that lives beyond us. Because it is so coveted, yet so elusive, bookshelves sag under the weight of leadership tomes. After five decades of studying leadership, and what happens … Continue reading

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