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May 25, 2018

Weekly Round-Up: Preventing Stubborn Leadership, Develop Your Team's Problem-Solving, Better Bosses, Rethinking Learning at Work, & Helping CEOs Navigate Business


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

  • Stubbornness is Never a Good Leadership Trait or Virtue
    By Jon Mertz (@jonmertz via @ThinDifference), Thin Difference

    “In our workplaces and communities, we encounter those stubborn leaders. We may point to entrepreneurial situations in which we say that, if it was not for the entrepreneur’s stubbornness, the venture would have never succeeded. We point to community and political leaders who stick to their positions no matter what, and we say how principled they are…” Read more >>
  • Executive Coaching Can Help CEOs Navigate the Twists and Turns of Business
    By David Kiger (@davidkiger via @B2Community), Business 2 Community

    “By the time a rising business leader reaches the CEO level, he or she will likely have had plenty of mentors, supporters and advisers along the way. But even at the loftiest heights in business, executives can still benefit from having a coach. In a story for, Amy Vetter likens it to sports: ‘Behind every great athlete there is an even greater coach. There isn’t a top athlete — from Muhammad Ali to Tiger Woods to Serena Williams — who did not need a mentor to help them reach the top of their profession.’…” Read more >>

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

—David Grossman

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