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…

Dr. Rob Sheehan: Leading Innovation


Dr. Rob Sheehan is the volunteer blog editor of Insights With Impact. He has more than thirty years of executive management experience, including eighteen years as CEO of two different national nonprofit organizations. He is currently Academic Director of Executive MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland – College Park…

The Future of Religious Leadership | World Religions in Conversation


Edited by Alon Goshen-Gottstein Published by: Wipf and Stock Publishers   The Future of Religious Leadership – Summarhttps Alon Goshen-Gottstein | Elijah Interfaith The essays collected here, prepared by a think tank of the Elijah Interfaith Academy, address the subject of religious leadership. The subject is of broad relevance in the training of religious leaders and in…