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Leader Pulse

Leadership ideas, trends, and smarts

Welcome to Leader Pulse, DDI’s blog that has its finger on the pulse of leadership trends, practices, and ideas. Here, DDI’s leadership experts from around the world share insights, offer opinions and points of view, and spark debate on current leadership issues.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Become a Leader
Becoming a leader isn’t right for everyone. These questions will help you determine if you have the motivation to lead.
Posted: 16 Jun, 2017, by Tacy Byham, Ph.D.
When It Comes to Effective Interactions, “Our Words Matter”
While we all know the importance of having effective interactions, as parents—and leaders—we all occasionally say things we regret.
Posted: 13 Jun, 2017, by John Verdone
Why You Need A Mentor [No Excuses!]
The many compelling reasons why you need a mentor trump the excuses for why you don’t.
Posted: 09 Jun, 2017, by Matt Collins
Challenging Thinking About the Future of Leadership
Learn about DDI's series designed to question the status quo of leadership and explore the future of leadership.
Posted: 06 Jun, 2017, by Beth Almes
Leadership Strategies Matter. Is Yours by Default or Design?
Leadership strategies are developed either by default or design. This brief video shares what we’re hearing from organizations like yours.
Posted: 01 Jun, 2017, by Vicki Center
Lessons from 25 Years of CEO Coaching
Learn the 4 critical personal attributes that separate great CEOs from the rest.
Posted: 24 May, 2017, by Bob Rogers
Why You Should Mentor
People need to pursue mentoring opportunities and to actively seek mentors of their own. Yet excuses often rule the day.
Posted: 19 May, 2017, by Matt Collins
How to Work with People Who Aren’t You
Diversity is good for business. But it doesn’t mean you will automatically have positive relationships with colleagues who are different.
Posted: 16 May, 2017, by Diane Bock
Will Millennial Leadership Change the Way We Work?
Is Millennials' leadership style really that different than older generations, and will it need to evolve as they become CEOs?
Posted: 12 May, 2017, by By Rich Wellins, Ph.D., and Rebecca Ray, Ph.D.
How “Character” Made the Chicago Cubs World Champions
The “World’s Greatest Leader” looked beyond analytics to end a 108-year losing streak.
Posted: 09 May, 2017, by Mike Hoban
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