The Underside of Command – Case Example of Leadership from Gettysburg

Decision-Making | Fictional Case | History | Leading Teams | Tools for Leaders | Trust The following case study is on decision-making that occurred during the Battle of Gettysburg and was written by the Founder of Leaders247, Gordon Whitehead. The case was developed...

Simple Decision Tools

Decision-Making | Leading Teams | Tools for Leaders Sometimes as a leader we need tools to help us frame decisions that need to be made. In this section we offer two tools to help you advance your decision: (a) Creating a forcing function that makes a decision happen,...

Decision Leadership

Decision-Making | Leadership Traits | Leading Teams Leaders have a fundamental responsibility to make decisions. We have found four key fundamental principles related to leadership and decision-making: Principle 1: Leaders are obligated to make decisions. Principle 2:...

Ralph Goes Looking or Stays Working

Business Leadership | Communicate | Delegating | Fictional Case | Leader-Follower | Leading Teams | Prioritizing A Fictional Case This fictional case illustrates two scenarios: (1) How a mismanaged 1-1 can contribute to strategic drift and employee disengagement, and...

Lead People – Not Paper

Administrative | Leading Teams The Basic Question Every leader should ask themselves a basic question: “Do I care about people.” Let’s be honest – if the answer is no, then get out of the leadership business. But, if the answer is yes (which we hope is the case) then...

Leverage Others

Leading Teams | Learn from Others | Team Leaders247 Founder Gordon Whitehead interviewed Niel Nickolaisen the Chief Technology Officer for O.C. TANNER. In this segment of the interview, Niel shared the importance of leveraging the talents and wisdom of those around...