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Yearly Archives: 2013

How to Conduct Your Own In-Depth 360º Feedback

How to Conduct Your Own In-Depth 360º Feedback

by Jonathan London, Feedback Specialist  Feedback. It’s not a word that typically conjures up a ton of positive feelings. Throw “360º” in the mix, and many people’s eyes glaze over. But people don’t inherently dislike feedback. I actually think most of us crave specific information on how we’re perceived, how we impact those around us, ... Read More
 

Embrace Your Weirdness: “A great leadership resource”

By Shayne Hughes What makes you weird is what sparks innovation. In his humorous TEDx talk, LaL Academic Advisory Board member Dr. Martin Davidson, professor of leadership at University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, explores the challenges and benefits of embracing your ‘weirdness’. Dr. Davidson shares his personal journey and professional research on how ... Read More
 
Launching our latest book: The Bumpy Road to Collaboration!

Launching our latest book: The Bumpy Road to Collaboration!

By Carole Lévy A lot of you have heard me — over the last ten years — talking about my process to express my creativity and write a book. I am thrilled to announce that my first published book The Bumpy Road to Collaboration is finally out! It has been my BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious ... Read More
 
Having Fun Making Others Bad

Having Fun Making Others Bad

by Professor Charles Behling Learning as Leadership’s new booklet “Making Others Good: The Crucial Tool for Transforming Dysfunction in Your Organization” has been getting entirely too much buzz lately, and that must stop. Its author, Shayne Hughes, who was my coach when I went through LaL’s seminars, overreaches. He claims the tool he writes about ... Read More
 
How to Leverage a New Insight

How to Leverage a New Insight

By Jonathan London If you’re in a leadership position in almost any organization, chances are you’ve attended your fair share of leadership development and teambuilding retreats. It’s not always easy to pry ourselves away from the crisis du jour, but doing so provides something invaluable: perspective. Outside the reactive, rapid-fire thinking that dominates much of ... Read More
 
Repairing Broken Trust on a Team

Repairing Broken Trust on a Team

By Laura Gates I often hear similar reasons from leadership teams from very different organizations for why they can’t accomplish the work they’ve set out to do together: 1.    I can’t trust “so and so.”  And when I ask, “Well, did you talk to “so and so” about the issue you’re having with them?” I ... Read More
 

We are Links in a Chain

By Noah Nuer, Chairman, LaL A CEO who was attending the first seminar in our 4-Mastery program shared with me his quandary: Over the course of his career, he had worked with many outstanding individual contributors, but he wasn’t sure he was ever part of a real team. In other words, his teams had always ... Read More
 
The Power of Seeing Ourselves from the Outside

The Power of Seeing Ourselves from the Outside

By Jonathan London Do you really know how you come across to others? If you’re anything like me, you have some image in your mind of how people see you. Sometimes, the image is slightly better than the reality. Earlier today, I glanced at a mirror while making a purchase at an electronics store, and ... Read More
 
Emptying our Psychological Closet

Emptying our Psychological Closet

By Carole Levy To create change and novelty in our life, we first need to empty our psychological closet. We don’t need to get rid of everything, but mixed in with our life experiences – events, conclusions, accomplishments, failures, dreams – are habits that clutter and confuse us. To create space for the emotions and ... Read More
 
Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

by Jonathan London LaL’s flagship seminar, Personal Mastery, is a life-changing journey of self-reflection and discovery. Because of the transformational power of the seminar, it’s not uncommon to hear older participants, energized by a new realization or considering the long-term impact of an ingrained behavior pattern, wishing they would have done this work twenty or ... Read More