Social Skills & Leadership

By |2015|

As a component of emotional intelligence, social skill is not as simple as it sounds. It’s not just a matter of friendliness, although people with high levels of social skill are rarely mean-spirited. Social skill, rather, is friendliness with a purpose: moving people in the direction you desire, whether that’s […]

Level 5 Leadership

By |2015|

If there’s one management expert who is synonymous with the term “high-performance organization,” it is Jim Collins, who has spent the past 20 years trying to understand how some companies are able to sustain superlative performance. It may seem surprising that of the seven factors Collins identified as essential to take a company from good to great, he chose to focus on leadership . However, even a casual rereading of the article will convince you that he was right to do so. […]