Growing Leaders

Growing Leaders

This article appeared in “Canadian Government Executive”, September 2007 issue. By Bruce Joyce and Gerry Pulvermacher. Peer Network Coaching: a pragmatic approach to leadership development Public sector leadership is not light duty. While focused on the multiple...
Foreword: Ten Tough Jobs

Foreword: Ten Tough Jobs

Let’s imagine that after years of disciplined study, hard work, learning from mistakes and persevering, you’ve done it – you’ve landed your dream job. The timing is perfect. There’s intense interest just now in your department’s work. Politicians and the public will...
Leadership Tenure: The Argument for Term Limits

Leadership Tenure: The Argument for Term Limits

A short time ago, a leadership change in a particular function was announced at a large professional services firm (not the Managing Partner) with which I’m familiar. A Senior Manager at that firm asked me whether changing a leader with 7 years tenure was good or bad....