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What Leadership Is, and Where It Happens

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com This article is an adapted excerpt from Les McKeown’s book, Do Lead. Let’s start with the real secret of leadership: it happens all the time, almost anywhere you look, and it’s frankly not that…

How to Fire a Colleague You Love

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com It’s one of the severest tests of any leader: faced with the persistent underperformance of someone you’ve worked with for years, you’re contemplating the unthinkable – firing a genuinely trusted,…

31 Things Every Leader Needs to Know About Themselves

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com For most people, the key to becoming a better leader lies not in training or skills development, but in self-awareness. For most of us, it’s our blind spots that hold us back, not the things we…

3 Leadership Lessons from Linkbait Titles Like This

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com I have a confession to make: I have a love-hate relationship with this column. It goes without saying that I love working with the fine folks at Inc. (especially my wonderful editor – hi Nicole!),…