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

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.

Servant Leadership: It’s Not Only Right; It Works!

Many of us who embrace the overarching framework of Servant Leadership believe it is the “right” thing to do.  That is, we are committed, in principle, to the perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors that represent the servant leader. All too often, though, others believe that Servant Leadership represents practices that are soft, that are easy to perform, that … More Servant Leadership: It’s Not Only Right; It Works!

Dr. Dittmar to present on “Continuous Improvement” at next Thursday’s Leaders Serving Beaver County Breakfast Workshop.

I invite you to attend the Leaders Serving Beaver County Thursday Breakfast Workshop, next week, March 16, at the Penn State Beaver Campus Lodge Room, beginning at 7:30 am. Please click on the link below for the full announcement.  The event is “Free of Charge.” Please invite colleagues and friends to attend with you. http://www.minerdpublishing.com/lsbc_march_2017.htmMore Dr. Dittmar to present on “Continuous Improvement” at next Thursday’s Leaders Serving Beaver County Breakfast Workshop.