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Development Objectives for Managers Who Desire To Make A Difference
For decades, companies have identified “high potential” employees and established special training and development for them. While this is still a common practice, we at Hallett Leadership believe that the missing piece in most organizations today is high performance leadership...
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Leadership Skills Required In A VUCA World
Leadership Skills Required In The VUCA World
For a conversation about leadership skills required in the VUCA world, a few comments about what this acronym VUCA means: When the Soviet Union fell, this acronym surfaced from the military to describe the new geo-political terrain: VUCA, which stands...
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vulnerability in leadership
Vulnerability in Leadership: A Powerful Ingredient For Success
Some years ago, there was a young man participating in an Accelerated Leadership Program (ALP) cohort at Fox. This individual had a large presence, and wasn’t afraid to speak his mind during group discussions. His manner of communicating, however, led...
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middle management vs leadership
Middle Management vs Leadership: an Alternative to the Old Stereotype
There’s an old stereotype about a tense (and imaginary) working truce that exists in a hypothetical middle management vs leadership standoff, and it goes something like this: senior leadership, engaged with high strategy and abstract models, mandates implementation of the...
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Excellence vs Perfection In Corporate Culture 
Today we pick up the topic of excellence vs perfection in corporate culture. For those called to careers in a corporate environment have a tendency toward Perfectionism. It’s no one’s fault - the educational system rewards achievement through grades and...
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Authority vs Influence: Applying The Be-Do-Have Model
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A 2015 study conducted at premier European business school ESADE demonstrated that individuals with leadership ability, no matter their position or personality profile, shared a single trait in common: the ability to influence their own nervous systems, and by extension...
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Leadership, Authenticity & Future of Media | Dean Hallett Appears On The Super U Podcast
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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Mandates from Above
The Corporate Mandate: 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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Hiring Your Weakness!
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My guest appearance with Brandi Stankovic on her Strategic HotBox video podcast is now live.  We spoke at length on "Hiring Your Weakness." Watch it now at THE STRATEGIC HOTBOX:  
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