Leadership Archives - Amie Devero

Great Managers are NOT Born, They’re Made

August 26, 2019
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In business, we regularly promote our best and brightest performers to positions in which they have absolutely no expertise, experience or knowledge. Yes, we do. Not only that, we expect them to perform brilliantly although they have received no instruction, training, practice or correction.

“Nonsense” you say. “People […]

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Having Useful Conversations

July 24, 2019
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We all find our identities in various communities, whether friends, family, colleagues, or allies. In those communities we speak to people who largely echo our views, both about the world and about our own decisions and conclusions. Experiencing agreement and reciprocal emotional support makes us feel good about […]

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Indecision and Fear

July 15, 2019
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Most of us have experienced a moment when we needed to make a decision, but instead, just gave in and went with the flow.  Or, instead of giving in we did nothing. For example, a client of mine allowed a salesperson to stay for an entire year […]

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Personal Power Run Amok

June 18, 2019
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For most of my life, through my late twenties, I was dancer. When I was about 14 I recall being in a dance class in which the teacher—she was my idol—asked us all to do a barrel turn. I had never done that jump and was […]

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Grow Leaders Not Order-Takers

February 26, 2019
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As the leader of a fast growing team, you have to think about building the next crop of leaders. Plus, you simply can’t do it all!

Ah yes, DELEGATION.

You KNOW you shouldn’t micromanage. But, letting go feels SO risky!

In this short video […]

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Less is More in Decision-Making Too

February 19, 2019
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Everyone knows the challenge of shopping on line. It seems always to lead to an endless series of options, and the more you scroll the more they all begin looking the same. Paradoxically, while everything looks the same, each new variation seems even better than the last, and […]

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Why Less REALLY Is More for Innovation

February 11, 2019
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By now you probably have lots of amazing projects undwerway from doing all the work I shared during the first few weeks of 2019. But once you have those projects, at least one of them probably demands your best creativity to generate great solutions or approaches. But what […]

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Video Homework for an Awesome 2019

January 16, 2019
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It will be all videos for a few weeks while I recover from shoulder surgery. Enjoy!

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