The Performance Pipeline

CEO Blog

I read " The Performance Pipeline - Getting the Right Performance at Every Level of Leadership " by Stephen Drotter. Beautiful day here. It was snowing late last night when I was on a short run. And some of it stayed. Snow in New England and area made the news primarily because 2.3

Leading Views: Four Leadership Imperatives

Leading Blog

In The Performance Pipeline author Stephen Drotter describes a pipeline model that helps leaders at all levels address four leadership imperatives.

Why Middle Managers Need to “Fire” Themselves as Supervisors

Great Leadership By Dan

According to Charon, Drotter, and Noel, from their classic book The Leadership Pipeline , the most important things middle managers need to do are: 1. There are rich leadership lessons to be learned from politics and sports.

10 Essential Leadership Models

Great Leadership By Dan

Charon, Drotter, and Noel did a nice job explaining six key developmental passages a leader can advance through in thier book The Leadership Pipeline , along with the skills required to be successful for each passage. While there have been thousands of books written about leadership, there are a handful of leadership models that have served me well as a leader and leadership development practitioner.

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The 6 Passages of Leadership and Management

Great Leadership By Dan

Charan, Drotter, and Noel wrote about six leadership passages in their classic book The Leadership Pipeline. Unless you are an heir to a throne, people usually don’t begin their careers leading a large organization. There’s a progression of passages, or at least there should be. However, they use the terms “leadership” and “management” interchangeably. There’s a big difference, right?

To Grow as a Leader, Seek More Complex Assignments

Harvard Business Review

Over the course of my career, I’ve spent countless hours talking to and hearing from leaders around the world. I’ve interviewed thousands of candidates for managerial roles and tracked the performance of those I successfully hired.

How New Managers Can Send the Right Leadership Signals

Harvard Business Review

As Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel describe in their book, The Leadership Pipeline , “Though this might seem like an easy, natural leadership passage, it’s often one where people trip…they make the job transition from individual contribution to manager without making a behavioral or values-based transition…They must believe that making time for others, planning, [and] coaching…are necessary tasks and their responsibility.