Category: Leadership Learning

The Shooting Simulator Rules

  |   Leadership Learning

I think it’s payback time.” The big, gruff police sergeant clapped me on the shoulder and pointed me toward the simulator room. I’d been doing supervisory skills training for a group of police sergeants for two days. I’d been putting them through their paces. Now it was their turn to be in  »  Read More

Learning to Lead is not Like Learning to Play the Piano

  |   Leadership Learning

Learning to lead is hard work. You’ll be learning to lead for your entire career. The big question is, how will you learn to lead well? That’s a challenge, because you don’t learn leadership the way you learn many other things in life. Learning Leadership Is Not Like Learning History History is a  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Seek Development Experiences

  |   Leadership Learning

Over the course of your career, 70 percent of your learning and development will be on the job during normal workflow. Here are some things you can do to make the most of that time. Seek out assignments, experiences, and jobs that will help you develop the skills you will need for your definition of career and life  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Master the Learning Loop

  |   Leadership Learning

The learning loop is simple. If you keep it in mind, you will learn new tasks more effectively. There are only four steps. Plan what you want to do. Try it. Assess the results. Repeat. Plan-Try-Assess-Repeat Now you try it. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

3 Reasons it’s hard to learn leadership

  |   Leadership Learning

Leadership isn’t easy. It involves people and constantly changing situations. Learning to lead is hard, too Most new leaders take a year or two just to learn the basics. Then they spend another decade mastering the craft and the rest of their lives getting better. Here are three reasons it’s hard to learn to  »  Read More

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