Why Most Managers Are Terrible At Spotting Talent

Almost all the leadership literature I’ve read has some version of this quote: that spotting talent is one of, if not the main, objective of leadership. And in particular, spotting leadership talent. Yet everyone I speak to about this topic agrees that almost every leader is bad at it. How many times have you witnessed … Read more Why Most Managers Are Terrible At Spotting Talent


Five Leadership Myths and How They’ll Trip You Up

Leadership myths emerge because most of us experience ‘leadership’ for the first time in the workplace. We may have been ‘experiencing’ leadership all our lives – our parents, our teachers, our sports team captains… but until someone puts a label on it, we don’t know quite what it is. Consequently, our view of leadership was informed … Read more Five Leadership Myths and How They’ll Trip You Up