From Being “Right” to Being “Effective”

USC Executive Masters of Leadership

From Being “Right” to Being “Effective”

Posted on July 15th, by careersingov in What did I learn in Graduate School today. No Comments

I am not sure from where my innate need to be right originated, but I assume that I am not the only one in the workplace that has this compulsion. Often individual action or inaction gives preference to dooming the program for failure rather than risk not being right. Surely successful leaders do not pursue … Read More »


Leadership: Getting someone to do something

Posted on May 4th, by Luis Guzman USC Executive Masters in Leadership in What did I learn in Graduate School today. No Comments

In his talk with EML students, Mark Kroeker quoted former Dallas Cowboys football coach as saying, “Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.” Imagine the energy that could be released as leaders encourage the development of everyone’s potential!

Kroeker’s remarks are similar to what … Read More »