JMW’s Consultants and clients share their thoughts on some of the challenges faced by today’s leaders.

The Reluctant Leader

Originally published in European CEO magazine

What is a reluctant leader?

The concept emerges from a set of realities - chief among them, a growing leadership gap. According to a recent study of...

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Radical Listening: Less Talk, More Leadership

If you are a business leader who needs to influence  a broad and diverse set of stakeholders, consider this: The way you listen is just as important  as the way you speak, perhaps even more so....

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Leaders are Born, Not Made . . . and Other Popular Myths

Leadership in today’s marketplaces is perhaps more challenging than it has ever been. Today’s executives manage a complex mix of accountabilities from operations to finance to personnel – as well...

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Cooperation Can Be Bought, but Collaboration is Priceless

What is priceless about collaboration – and why are people talking about it?

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Collaboration: No Payment Required

When you consider monumental achievements in which people have come together in an unprecedented way, one common thread is that it didn’t happen because they were paid to come together. It happened...

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Practice Makes Perfect

You and I know we should eat well, exercise regularly and floss daily. The information about the practices that support a healthy and rounded life is well known and easily accessible....

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Delivering Sustainable Performance Interventions

Why do many interventions designed to make a sustainable impact on performance have a limited shelf life?

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For Business Success, Try Improv

The following is an excerpt from comedienne Tina Fey's memoir, Bossypants. For those who might not know of her, Fey is most recognized for her popular TV show 30 Rock, as well as for playing numerous...

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Change Management: Maybe you can’t get it right

I was recently in a senior management meeting at a company going through a restructuring. People were very concerned about change management, and shared the view that their organization hadn’t always...

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The 3 Myths of Alignment

Alignment is one of those elusive and appealing states for business people. It sounds great; “If we were aligned, things would go much smoother.” “We used to be aligned, now it just seems...

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