Category Archives: Leadership

Leading Without Formal Authority

In today’s complex and often matrixed organizations, many leaders find themselves in a now all-too-common predicament: having accountability for an outcome with no authority over those responsible to help bring it to completion. Figuring out which levers to pull to … Continue reading

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Resonant Leadership for Results

By Annie McKee & Abhijit Bhaduri Published in NHRD Network Journal April 2013 Volume 6 Issue 2 ”Soft skills are the differentiator.” This simple yet powerful mantra is what drives learning and leadership development at top companies like Wipro, one … Continue reading

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How to Develop Emotional Intelligence

by:Abhijit Bhaduri Dr Annie McKee is Senior Fellow and Director, Penn CLO Executive Doctoral Programme. She is a bestselling business book author and advisor to top leaders. Her book “Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others through Mindfulness, Hope, … Continue reading

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What Real Leadership Looks Like Today–My Parents, The Bible and Gay Marriage

This was written by an executive at a company with whom Teleos works. It exmplifies leadership in today’s world, both the story of Rhonda’s parents, and the courage it takes for her and her family to go public with this … Continue reading

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Three Things New Leaders Must Remember

Way back, a co-worker was promoted to a management role and changed his entire look on Day One. Don’t be that person. Seriously. Continue reading

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The Leadership Paradox: Show Your Strength by Leaning on Your Team

Rather than soliciting support, input or expertise from those on his team who do have that knack, he simply forged ahead and failed to connect even a little bit with his team—his talk was information-heavy, connection-vapid. Continue reading

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Sustenance in Today’s World: The Difference between Appetite and Hunger

These days, we often get very little nutrition out of our lives. From the food we eat to the products we consume, to the work we do, it seems that we have barely scratched the surface of the value they provide before we are busy consuming something else. Continue reading

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Re-energizing Your Team, Post Layoffs

These days, the people we coach (yes, even senior leaders) are finding it harder and harder to voice their opinions, weigh in on key issues or simply join discussions for fear that they will be vulnerable to the next round of layoffs should they push too much or stray too far from the boss’s views. A lot is lost when this kind of risk aversion and isolation takes over teams and organizations. Continue reading

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The Steve Jobs Phenomenon: 3 Steps to Bring Your Purpose to Work Everyday

He was great at computers, but clearly loved design and style. His passion for aesthetic in its most beautiful and practical application was and is inspiring. I can recall bringing home an iMac about 8 years ago and putting on the desk in my living room with it’s sleek, clean design—and thinking, “I want everything in my life to be that sleek, useful, brilliant.” Continue reading

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Watch Teleos Webinar, “Coaching with Compassion, What the Neuropsychology Tells Us”

Focus on long-term development, not altering short-term performance. Coaching with compassion involves helping people bring more of their passions and aspirations to work.Take the time to teach and lead your employees. People are hard-wired to learn through relationships and by mirroring their mentors. Instead of expecting employees to change by reading or listening to information, take the time to teach and lead your employees through example. Continue reading

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