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February 1, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: Lesson in the Failure to Communicate, 4 Powerful Questions to Improve Leadership & Success, Achieve Radical Outcomes, Leading an Inclusive Team, Why We're Bad Listeners


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

  • The Challenger Disaster: A Dramatic Lesson In The Failure To Communicate
    By John Baldoni (@JohnBaldoni via @Forbes), Forbes

    “There is no shortage of reporting about the failed launch of the space shuttle Challenger that took the lives of seven astronauts on January 28, 1986. Books have been written, and documentaries have been made. Now a new film aptly named, The Challenger Disaster, dramatizes the mistakes that led to the fatal launch. As such it makes a good case study about why we so often fail to communicate...”
  • How Leaders Achieve Radical Outcomes
    By Skip Prichard (@SkipPrichard), Leadership Insights

    “What’s the role of the leader in the team to produce radical outcomes? The leader sets the vision and acts as the guard rails. The leader remains outcome-focused yet allows flexibility to achieve the outcome. It’s not commanding and controlling your team…”
  • Four Strategies To Lead An Inclusive Team
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    “Many leaders are part of teams that claim they maintain an inclusive culture while in reality acting in a very exclusive way. When members of these teams are asked whether they feel connected to their colleagues they often respond with “sometimes, but not always”. Without inclusiveness a team cannot reach it highest levels or produce its strongest results...”
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What were some of the top leadership and communication articles you read this week?

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