Mike Myatt

Why Your CEO Just Doesn’t Get It

* This column was originally published on Forbes.com Quality leadership or a lack thereof is easy to spot if you know what to look for....

Leadership and Memorial Day

Is Memorial Day weekend just another holiday, or does it mean something more to you? While this weekend simply signifies a long awaited prelude...

Where J.C. Penney And Ron Johnson Went Wrong

It's not hard to lead talented people with an aligned vision who fall under the umbrella of an iconic brand that has a cult-like...

It’s Not Impossible – It Just Hasn’t Been Done Yet

How many times in your career have you witnessed someone say, "that's impossible – it simply can't be done." Perhaps you've even been guilty...

Why Marissa Mayer Will Fail At Yahoo

Marissa Mayer is a case study in what NOT to do as a new CEO. While she's clearly under intense pressure to pull Yahoo...

100% Of Companies Have This Problem

Process… just the mere use of the word can spread fear and panic in the workplace. This sad reality exists for a reason -...

Leading In An Avalanche

The point I want you to take away from the video above and the text that follows is an avalanche need not always end...

Leadership & President’s Day

Since we're headed into President's Day weekend, I thought I'd re-post a piece that examines the leadership characteristics of the two Presidents for which...

Attitude Reflects Leadership

My question for you today is a simple one: "How's Your Attitude?" Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I'll show you...

Leadership Means Facing Challenges Head-on

Many would say if you're in the leadership business, you're also in the business of dealing with adversity. Regardless of where you are in...

Leaders: Stop Trying to Be Efficient

Let's cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it's a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares...

Leadership And Making Choices

Choice; it's a simple, yet critical aspect of leadership. Academics and business theorists often gloss over the basics of leadership preferring to trivialize their...

No Excuses = Real Leadership

Leaders don't offer, nor do they accept excuses. True leadership demands the character to demonstrate personal responsibility for one's actions, and the courage to...

Leadership, Influence & Relationships

Have you ever wondered why some people have more influence than others? It's because they invest more "in" others. Those with influence have built...

Why Your Leadership Is Overrated

How are your leadership skills? Likely not as good as you think. There's no shortage of independent empirical data generated over the years supporting...

Leadership Isn’t About Checking Boxes

Today's post is a short rant, but one every leader should take to heart – STOP CHECKING BOXES. To believe leadership can be reduced...

Leadership and Conflict

Here's the thing - leadership and conflict go hand-in-hand. There's no getting around the fact leadership is a full-contact sport, and if you cannot...

Strategy, Capability & Really Bad Advice

Today's post is a rather short rant, but one I felt compelled to put forth. I just finished reading an article where the author...

Extreme Makeover – Leadership Edition

The fastest transition from inept to adept occurs when leaders turn the topic of change on themselves. When was the last time you changed...

Change: 3 Essentials For Every Leader

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth The sustainability of any organization hinges on leadership's ability to understand, embrace, and implement change. Whenever leaders...

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