Dean Hallett

Leadership, Authenticity & Future of Media | Dean Hallett Appears On The Super U Podcast
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I recently appeared on the Super U podcast with Erik Qualman to discuss the future of media, leadership, self-awareness, and authenticity. Check out the podcast episode here.
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Creating An Engaged Workforce: A Primer For Managers
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“For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue… as the unintended side-effect of one’s personal dedication to a course greater than oneself.” -Viktor Frankl For all of our expectations that we should be happy, or happier, or that...
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High Performance Leadership Skills: Victim or Accountable?
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High Performance Leadership Skills: Victim or Accountable? Are you a victim of circumstances or accountable for your outcomes?  This is a fundamental choice frequently written about and discussed in personal development, peak performance studies, and even spiritual literature. The choice...
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Mandates from Above
Mandates From Above: Pros & Cons
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In the course of my career, I have worked at two large entertainment corporations with profoundly different cultures: The Walt Disney Company and 20th Century Fox. During my time at Disney, and to the best of my knowledge ever since,...
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Debunking The Peter Principle
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Debunking The Peter Principle Our old foe the Peter Principle, first articulated as a tongue-in-cheek parody by Dr. Laurence J. Peter back in 1968, states simply that “In a hierarchy, every employee rises to his level of incompetence.” Or in...
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Dean Hallett appears on The Armen Show podcast
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I recently appeared on The Armen Show - a podcast centered around science, mathematics and business. Armen Shirvanian, is an interesting and interested host. We had a robust discussion covering some of my favorite topics. Here are a few highlights: why...
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The Most Effective Management Tool: Feedback
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The Most Effective Management Tool: Feedback I always know when it is time to convene a feedback session among my direct reports: people are coming into my office expressing concerns about other team members and asking me to get involved. ...
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Can We Actually Be Too Kind?
Are we unconsciously doing our colleagues a disservice? So many of us want to avoid conflict.  It’s only natural, as most people I know are truly caring and compassionate.  Why on earth would we want to impose ourselves on others...
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The Missing Piece
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In a recent interview I was asked, “You have worked really hard and had a great career.  Is there something in your sights in the Corporate world that still excites you?”  The simple answer is YES.  There is one area...
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Hallett Leadership – The Next Step Forward
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Happy New Year! This week, we officially launched the new Hallett Leadership organization, specializing in Leadership Training, Executive Coaching and Organizational Alignment.  We hope you like our new online home - www.HallettLeadership.com. We think it reflects where Hallett Leadership is...
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