All Voices On Deck: How Inclusiveness Can Define Your Leadership Style

LEADER TO LEADER — Rebecca Shambaugh published in Leader to Leader Journal:

“All voices on deck.”  When advising on leadership development for the twenty-first century, this is the rallying cry that I offer to Fortune 500 companies and senior leaders alike. Finding ways to leverage an organization’s full span of thinking styles and problem-solving approaches for both women and men is key to inclusive leadership, which is rapidly growing in importance throughout all corners of corporate America and beyond. The rationale is not because it’s a nice thing to do, but, rather, it’s a smart business thing to do. While he admired her attention to detail and ability to multitask, Tony saw the flip side of these strengths as a tendency to get bogged down in the minutia of a project and an inability to delegate…[Read More]