May Leadership Development Round-Up

May 10, 2017 by Raymond Lee

 We searched the Internet far and wide to find the best leadership development content from the last month! Make sure to read each of the posts and let us know your thoughts on social.


Three Ways a ‘Noble Goal’ Makes You a Significantly Better Leader by Brandon Black and Shayne Hughes on the “Great Leadership” blog.

This post discusses how setting a goal can actually improve your leadership. There is a ton of applicability to executives trying to improve their leadership within an organization.

First Look: Leadership Books for May 2017 by Michael McKinney on the “LeadershipNowblog.

Which of these books will you read this month? Our eyes are on The Leadership Gap.

My 23 Best Tactics for Personal Greatness by Robin Sharma.

We are obsessed with tip #1! Don’t give away those valuable hours!

No more Hot Potato networking introductions: the why and how of Double Opt-ins by Halelly Azulay on the “talent grow” blog.

This blog cuts out the fluff and gets down to the point, which we love. This post gives hard actions that leaders can use to improve their networking skills.

The Heroic Journey: 6 Steps to Leadership Development on CPG Agency’s blog.

This blog dives into the plotline of almost every executive’s leadership development journey, and also makes references to Star Wars. Win- win.

Founders and CEO’s Grow as a Leader or Go Away! on Great Transitions’ blog.

This blog post details the relationship between change management and the success of company leadership.

The 10 C’s of Great Leadership by Peter Barron Stark on the “Peter Barron Stark” blog.

How many of these characteristics do you possess? Make sure to go through each “C” and rank your own characteristics as discussed in the post.

Three Levels of Listening- Which level do you engage in most? by Dede Henley on the “Henley Leadership” blog.

Did you know that most people are only listening to about half of what you are saying? (Or maybe even less)

Are You Too Hard On Yourself? by Hanna Cooper.

As a leader, it is easy to fall into the trap of becoming overly hard on yourself. Read Hanna’s advice on how to balance critical self-feedback.

Employ Your People According To Their Capabilities by Chris Waters.

The best executives are able to assess their talent and put the right people in the right roles. This post does an excellent job detailing this process!

Raymond Lee

Raymond Lee

Raymond Lee is the President of Careerminds, a global outplacement company based in Wilmington, Delaware. He has over 20 years of human resource, outplacement, and career consulting experience. He has his bachelor’s in psychology and holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. He is active in SHRM and ATD. Raymond’s been featured on SiriusXM Business Radio, CareerTalk, and the Wall Street Journal and he’s published a book titled, Clocking Out: A Stress-Free Guide to Career Transitions.

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