Tag: Dr. Richard Leslie Parrott

Leadership Wisdom & the PenZon Principle

March 30, 2018 0 Comments

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   Leadership Wisdom & The PenZon Principle Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. Leaders make decisions in the presence of ambiguity – uncertainty and doubt. If the decision is obvious, a no-brain-er, leadership wisdom is not required. Wisdom is needed when there is confusion, conflict, or uncertainty and pressure to “act.” […]

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ONE QUESTION WILL CHANGE YOUR LEADERSHIP

November 7, 2017 0 Comments

LIFT YOUR LEAD in 200 words*   One Question Will Change Your Leadership Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D.   The one question that will change your leadership: How can we help one another succeed?  At the core, all professional conversations seek to answer this question. These conversations are especially important during times of planning, crisis, conflict, […]

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Professional Conversations, Part 3

November 6, 2017 0 Comments

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   Conversations at Work Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. There are several types of conversations that take place at work.  Each one is important for the life of the team: 1-Polite conversations:  It is important to greet one another in the morning, check-in, and speak to one another with mutual […]

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Professional Conversations, Part 2

October 26, 2017 1 Comment

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   Turn Negative Complaints into Positive Conversations Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. I was asked by an organization to facilitate “a culture change.” I sensed that the phrase, “organizational culture,” was a cover for a leadership issue. After probing the situation, the truth surfaced. The organization had a good leader […]

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Professional Conversations, part 1

October 25, 2017 0 Comments

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   Professional Conversations Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. TRUTH #1: Leadership is a relationship.  It is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow.  This is the observation of James Kouzes and Barry Posner in their landmark book, The Leadership Challenge (third edition). To […]

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Learn a Leadership Habit

August 22, 2017 0 Comments

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   How To Learn A Leadership Habit Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. There are three steps in learning a habit:   First, choose the habit you want to develop. The habit must be something you want in your personal and professional life. For example, the habit “listen responsively” will help […]

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Why You Need Leadership Habits

August 8, 2017 0 Comments

Lift Your Lead in 200 words*   Why You Need The Habits of Leadership Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. To improve your decision making you must focus, think, concentrate, and do your best to make a better decision. To improve the implementation of your decisions, develop a pattern of automatic responses: The Leadership Habits. Decision-making pushes […]

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