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About Michael Holland

Michael Holland unravels the mysteries of leadership. Michael is a professional executive coach and trusted advisor to executives who seek to become better leaders and build cohesive teams. Michael’s wisdom and insight are the product of 30 plus years of leadership experience and an uncanny, natural ability to perceive the questions that need to be asked. His newest book -- The Missing Leader: One Man's Journey to Leading Well - A Leadership Fable -- is available on Amazon.com (http://amzn.to/2nsZzhK)

3 Ways to Lighten Your Leadership Luggage

by Michael Holland We all carry around an invisible piece of leadership luggage. Some stagger under the weight of a huge steamer trunk; some lug an old suitcase, bursting at the seams; others shoulder a backpack, ready for the big hike; still others sling a svelte messenger bag casually over one shoulder.  Inside each piece [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Your Development|0 Comments

Quote – The Light You Cast as a Leader

By | June 20th, 2017|Shareable|0 Comments

Quote – Surround Yourself with Positive Leaders

By | June 13th, 2017|Shareable|0 Comments

The Potential Problems with Identifying Leaders as High Potentials

By Michael Holland The label of high potential brings such opportunity and promise.  That young leader was thrilled to have been "identified" as high potential and excited that his perseverance was paying off.  Now he's on his way to the elite club; he's going to truly be successful.  He's going to run up the ranks [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Managing Performance|0 Comments

Wonder Woman, DiSC, and the Polygraph: What They Have in Common

What do Wonder Woman, polygraph tests and DiSC assessments have in common? They were all developed by the same Harvard-educated psychologist. http://bit.ly/2sQ2qnC

By | June 6th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

DiSC: Bringing Out the Best in D Style Contributors

D stands for Dominance—getting the best out of your D style team members starts with fully understanding their strengths. A Closer Look at the D Style These folks bring so much to the table: Highly driven and strong willed, they constantly look for new challenges and opportunities as they strive for Results. They are motivated [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

DiSC: S Style Contributors to Build Healthy Workplaces

Let's look at patient and agreeable "S" style team members are happy to give support. Typically patient and agreeable, S style team members are happy to give Support whenever and wherever they can. While they may be somewhat competitive, they don’t need to win to feel good about themselves. Instead, they are quick to share credit, [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

DiSC: i Style Contributors Bring Balance and Energy to the Workplace

Let's examine the role i style employees play in bringing much-needed balance and perspective to any team, department, or the organization as a whole. Because i style types are optimistic and brimming with Enthusiasm, they naturally encourage team spirit and often find it easy to get people excited about their goals and ideas. Open and [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

DiSC: C Style Contributors Offer Precision and Practical Solutions to Their Teams

Let's explore the conscientious "C" style team players. Employees with this style bring precision, quiet diligence, and an ability to find practical solutions to the workplace. A Closer Look at the C Style With a strong focus on Accuracy in everything they do to ensure high-quality outcomes, C style folks are willing to do whatever [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

How Are Your Employees Consuming Your Leadership?

By Michael Holland I was recently asked if I knew about a local restaurant.  My response was immediate.  It's a great place, a little pricey but every meal I've ever had there is great.  The food is always good and I've had different dishes there over time.  The service is great, even on a really [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments