Five Tips for Effective Leadership

Building Women Leaders "Ladies your time has come." These words rang across a conference room in midtown New York a few weeks ago during the Conference Board's Women's Leadership Conference. The speaker was Cynthia Trudell-Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Personnel...

Can Leadership Skills be Taught or Developed?

Phase one: Identify brain's neural pathways linked to leadership skills. Phase two: Concoct brain exercise machine to tone up, sculpt and strengthen those leadership skills. Phase three: Execute leadership maneuvers. Building off decades of research in the neurosciences, information technologist...

Are You Choosing to Lead?

In recent months, I have given a lot of thought to the idea of being a leader. One of my favorite Ted.com talks by Dave Meslin touches on this subject beautifully. He argues that society has conditioned us to believe that we must be designated or appointed a leader before we step into the leadership...