When you are in leadership, it is so important to constantly seek opportunities for improvement. If you are a leader you are probably a leader because you constantly strive to be your best. You also probably do all you can to bring out the best in others. Over the last few weeks, I have written posts about what leaders need to do to be their best self and what they need to do to make it to the next level in leadership. This wrap-up encompasses the posts since the last time a did a Leadership Done Right wrap-up. Each of the posts focuses on something a leader can do to make it to the next level.
Over the last few months, I’ve followed Yahoo’s CEO situation. In January, Yahoo hired Scott Thompson. While he was the CEO, he made major spending cuts and laid of many people as an attempt to bring the company back from financial woes. His approach demotivated the company and created tension between him and the employees. It didn’t take long for his approach to get noticed by the board of directors. In May, Scott was terminated as the CEO as a result of his leadership style and some integrity issues that were brought to light. More… [Read more…] about What Did You Learn From Leadership Done Right?