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Growing leaders grow organizations! This is something I’ve talked about and written about for many years, but my emphasis has been almost exclusively on the “growing leaders” part of the phrase. In recent years, my passion for helping leaders has not waned, but I have new energy for helping leaders “grow organizations.”

If your focus, like mine, has been on helping individual leaders grow, congratulations![…] Continue Reading »

Mark Miller is vice president of organizational effectiveness for Chick-fil-A and the author of “The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow” (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 2013). In this post, he discusses the motivations behind this book and five signature leadership traits.

The core idea behind my new book, “The Heart of Leadership,” is simple: Leaders are different.[…] Continue Reading »

The best leaders have a secret. It’s what enables them to outperform the rest. Do you know what it is? It’s probably not what you think.

Certainly, great leaders are women and men of extraordinary vision who rally people to pursue a preferred future. The best leaders do more than cast a compelling vision — they do what Warren Bennis describes as turning intention into reality and sustaining it.[…] Continue Reading »