A special invitation for the Servant Leadership Online Training Summit…

Dear Friends: I’m very excited to tell you about a FREE, special online event being broadcast soon BEGINNING MARCH 24 TO APRIL 2! It’s called the Servant Leadership Online Training Summit: 10 Days to Better Relationships and Results. Go here to sign up -> https://servantleadershipsummit.com/dittmar/ For this free online event, Berrett-Koehler Publishers has teamed up … More A special invitation for the Servant Leadership Online Training Summit…

Leadership Rewind

Every now and then, it’s helpful to re-visit ideas, concepts, and models associated with leadership development.  I’m not the only one to subscribe to the mantra that “Leadership is a journey, not a destination.”  John Donahoe, president of eBay, believes leadership “… is a marathon, not a sprint. It is a process, not an outcome.” … More Leadership Rewind

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I’ve attached an article Dr. John Stanko and I wrote about a year ago and that was published in the Leader to Leader Journal edited by Frances Hesselbein and the Hesselbein Leadership Forum.  It’s about our book, The Leadership Carol.  I thought you might enjoy reading it this time of year. https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A39c1d010-74b9-4c26-8bdb-18cbb2afaf1f I trust that you will … More Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

More Than a Feeling: Intuition and Decision Making

Much of what I have written so far about decision making views the process as a rational one. Identify the issue, gather relevant facts, consider alternatives, good the best one, implement, and then evaluate. Making good decisions in this way is a means of avoiding or at least minimizing the effects of the various subjective or irrational influences that can derail our decision making process. But what about INTUITION? What role, if any, should intuition play in our decision making process, what some authors describe as “the opposite of logical, rational thinking”? … More More Than a Feeling: Intuition and Decision Making

Decision Making: It’s not always the “rational” approach that is the best choice.

After a bit of a “hiatus,” I’m back with a few more blogs posts about DECISION MAKING. Today, I share another interesting angle on the nature of decision making and how decisions are often made. … More Decision Making: It’s not always the “rational” approach that is the best choice.