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A Complete Failure of Leadership in a Bank Too Big to Fail

A Complete Failure of Leadership in a Bank Too Big to Fail

When John Stumpf, Chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo, appeared before the Senate Finance Committee recently, he represented a forlorn and distracted leader some distance from the financial expert who was summonsed to Washington eight years ago by Alan Greenspan to help... read more

What Makes a Great Leadership Team?

This post was originally made on February 3, 2009 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. Individuals don’t have to be well-rounded, but teams should be Over the years, Gallup has studied thousands of executive... read more

What Strong Teams Have in Common

This post was originally made on March 26, 2009 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. The five sure signs of an excellent team Gallup has been studying leadership teams for nearly four decades, and we have witnessed some... read more

Your Organization’s Survival Plan

This post was originally made on November 13, 2008 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. When the going gets tough, high-performing companies make sure they double down their investments in people It’s been a scary... read more

What Followers Want From Leaders

This post was originally made on January 8, 2009 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. The “vision thing” pales in comparison to instilling trust, compassion, stability, and hope According to Tom Rath and... read more

The Strengths of Leadership

This post was originally made on February 26, 2009 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. You’ve already got what you need to lead — but do you know what that is? Here are some questions that leaders often ask... read more

Discovering How Your Future Leaders Think

The key questions your organization’s coaches should ask every developing leader Do you want to get the best performance from your organization’s future leaders? Then start asking them direct questions that, when answered, will help shape and define the... read more

Coaching: No More Mr. Nice Guy

This post was originally made on May 13, 2004 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. The most effective executive coaches offer blunt advice — and focus relentlessly on the numbers To understand a big problem with... read more

The Demands of Executive Leadership

This post was originally made on May 13, 2004 for the Gallup.com Business Journal. The link to the original post can be found here. What separates great leaders from all the rest? Who wants to follow someone who’s going nowhere? Or someone who’s unreliable... read more

Selected Any Great Leaders Recently?

The candidates we assess for top-level executive leadership positions are invariably intelligent, socially sophisticated professionals. They sport impressive resumes, impeccable references, have attended the world’s best business schools, and command a depth and... read more

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Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow
By: Tom Rath and Barry Conchie
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McLoughlin At Work – Strengths Based Leadership with Author Barry Conchie
Paul McLoughlin, The Work Wonk, speaks with Barry Conchie, author of Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow.
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Maximizing Your Team
In an excerpt from Strengths-Based Leadership, author Barry Conchie describes the main components of a great leadership team.
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