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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)

Quote – Lead the Individuals Not the Masses

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What Does it Take to Lead Well and Our Quest for the 7K

By Michael Holland Somewhere today, within a 60 mile radius of Albany, there is a leader sitting at their desk with their head in their hands wondering how they can do what they need to do with their employee. They won't know who to ask for help.  They won't know where to look for help.  They won't really [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Your Development|0 Comments

Quote – Great Strain Creates Defining Moments – Leadwell.Today

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Quote – The Root of Great Leadership

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The Power – or Impotence – of Your Leadership Habits

by Michael Holland     Habits follow a fairly predictable pattern of a cue (or trigger, craving) which enacts a routine to achieve a reward.  A habit is the brain’s efficient method of decreasing power consumption.  Think about personal habits you perform all the time:  brushing your teeth, walking, reading a text message after hearing the ding, [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Your Development|0 Comments

Quote – Authentic Leadership Revealed

By | July 25th, 2017|Shareable Quotes|0 Comments

DiSC: How do I effectively manage the diverse styles within my team?

To answer that question, you must first determine each team member's style. Here’s a quick lesson on how to people read. Think about the person’s behaviors - their tendencies, tone of voice, expressions, word choice - and respond to these two questions. Question 1:  What’s the person’s pace?  Is the person more fast-paced & outspoken or more moderate pace & reflective? [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|DiSC|0 Comments

How to Get Better at Achieving Your Long-Term Goals: Covey’s 4 Quadrants Productivity Tool

In several books by Stephen Covey, he describes a framework for prioritizing work that is aimed at achieving long-term goals by understanding the lack of need for work on tasks that appear to be urgent, but are in reality less important. He uses a time management 4 box method to categorize tasks on two continuum: [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Productivity|0 Comments

Quote – Immature Leaders Versus Mature Leaders

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Why Performance Reviews are So Damn Painful for Leaders

By Michael Holland During a recent coaching session with a leader, he spoke about how tired he was having recently spent his whole weekend to get his employees' performance reviews completed and then delivered the reviews in back-to-back sessions on the Monday and Tuesday right after the weekend.  In my mind I thought "what an [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Managing Performance|0 Comments