James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

We’ve asked thousands of people over the years to imagine a scenario where someone walks into the room and announces to them and their colleagues, “Hi, I’m your new leader!” At that very moment, what do you want to know from this person? What are the questions that immediately pop into your mind? While there are lots of questions someone would want to ask that … [ Read more ]

A prescription for leading in cynical times

According to research by the authors, the majority of us look for and admire leaders who are honest, forward-looking, inspiring and competent. This article examines those traits and offers prescriptions for eliminating cynicism and becoming a credible leader.