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September 30, 2016

Weekly Round-Up: Learnings From Willy Wonka, Self-Awareness, Leaders Must Deliver, A Key Business Attitude, & Behaviors That Crush Employee Spirits

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.


This week you’ll read articles on employee engagement lessons from Willy Wonka, how critical self-awareness is, how leaders must deliver, why curiosity is key, and leadership behaviors that crush instead of grow your employees.  These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • 9 Lessons on Employee Engagement From Willy Wonka
    By Kevin Sheridan (@KevinSheridan12), Kevin Sheridan

    I was saddened to hear the news of Gene Wilder’s passing on August 29th, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, a terrible illness that my Father has as well. In Wilder’s memory, I’d like to highlight nine best practice lessons on employee engagement from the movie: …”
  • The One Quality That Separates Great Leaders From Good Ones
    By Andrea Thompson (@FortuneMagazine), Fortune Magazine

     “Self-awareness is that critical skill that will help influence how you relate to others, how you communicate your guidance, and how you process input from others. Self-awareness underpins all that we do. It’s the difference between good and great …”
  • Why Leaders Must Deliver on Promises
    By Skip Prichard (@SkipPrichard), Skip Prichard

    “Recently, I purchased a gift basket for an employee who goes above and beyond, day after day. She never seeks praise, but quietly serves others in a way that is admirable …”

What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

—David Grossman 

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