Joe Maddon is known for his quirkiness, but underestimating his ability as a leader would be a BIG mistake. In his first season with the Cubs, the team has made it to the National League Championship Series.
Michael Lee Stallard, president of E Pluribus Partners, speaks, teaches workshops and coaches leaders. He is the author of the upcoming book Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work (Association for Talent Development). Follow Michael on his blog, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or on LinkedIn.
Joe Torre, Hall of Fame former manager of the New York Yankees, really knew how to build trust, commitment and loyalty with his players.
A personal story of how an organization's spirt and culture is saving lives.
With the U.S. presidential race heating up, and as we head toward the first of the crowded Republican primary debates, how will you assess which candidate would restore trust and confidence in American leadership?
When Kip Tindell, CEO of The Container Store, first heard Herb Kelleher’s words more than 40 years ago he was, in his own words, “completely taken by it.” In Tindell’s excellent book, Uncontainable, he describes how he and his leadership team went on to shape The Container Store’s outstanding “employee first” culture in ways that reflect love. He credits the company’s culture for its success.
Who experiences greater levels of stress: you or your boss?
Texans know every herd follows a lead steer.
How a Chicago cab driver and a Sherman Tank on the beaches of Normandy played a crucial role in one of history’s greatest moments.
It’s remarkable to see huge companies go up in flames due to managerial failure. And yet it happens regularly. Why?
The Chicago Blackhawks won their third Stanley Cup in six years. This is an extraordinary feat, given the physical and emotional demands of professional hockey, not to mention challenges the team faced, including the suicide of equipment manager Clint Reif and death of former Blackhawk Steve Montador.