Trisha Bhullar | Timeqube: Everything You Need To Know About Mindful Leadership

Being a leader is tough, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Practicing mindful leadership is the perfect way to become a better, calmer leader. Here’s how to start. WHAT’S A MINDFUL LEADER? A mindful leader is present, non-judgemental and tackles problems with clarity. He/She encourages focus, creativity, and compassion while in the service…

Dr. Rob Sheehan: Leading with an Open Mind

How open minded are you, really? This is a question I have been asking myself since reading an interview with Adam Grant about his newest book, Think Again. In his interview with Inc. magazine, Grant explains that most of us spend our time in one of three different mind-sets: Preacher Mode: Persuading others to your point of view. Prosecutor Mode: Trying to prove someone…

Dr. Rob Sheehan: Are You Coachable?

Our new cohort of Executive MBAs at Smith Maryland are about to start the Executive Coaching part of our program and I am sending them this recent article* from Harvard Business Review to help them make sure they are in the right frame of mind to start the process. But, all of us need to be open to “coaching” whether we have…

Dr. Rob Sheehan: Traits of Incompetent Leaders

What are the traits of incompetent leaders? I know – sadly – you could probably make a long list, with footnotes and examples of poor leaders you have endured. However, there is some good news.  According to a recent article in Harvard Business Review*, progress is being made in identifying bad leaders. For example, research in 11 different experiments have shown that one…