Field notes

Field Notes

Our thoughts on current leadership topics and questions.
We were having a conversation about this client’s cadre of direct reports, and some of the developmental challenges and opportunities across them. Part of this conversation turned to the directs’ view of our client and his leadership skills, and it was then that I heard her describe what, to me at least, is a cardinal sin of leadership.
Show me someone who excels at creating and nurturing relationships and I will show you a curious soul, someone who is inquisitive and wants to know more about other people. Curiosity is such a critical ingredient of building relationships.