Coaches Highlight: Meet Joe Walker

With self-help books, YouTube gurus, and the vast depths of the internet there is no short supply of information on leadership development and ways to better yourself on your own. So what makes “leadership coaching” worth the investment? Simple: the chemistry, connection, and creativity that a one-on-one leadership coach can provide. A leadership coach can…

Case Study: Building a Legacy of Leadership with Carhartt and the Work of Leaders

Expanding from two sewing machines with five associates to global operations with 4,700 associates worldwide, Carhartt continues to “outwork them all.” The iconic brand has been growing since 1889, carrying on the legacy of founder Hamilton Carhartt. Although the company is famous for its high-quality garments, their continued success goes far beyond workwear.As a 129-year-old…

Great Leaders Are Forever Learners

What makes a great leader? It is an ability to build trust? Effectively handle conflict? To focus on achieving results? You could argue that any of these qualities, and many more, make for a great leader, but there is one thing that makes truly great leaders stand out from the pack: They strive to keep…

Coaches Highlight: Glen Miller

At Droste we believe we are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. Therefore, we have strategically surrounded ourselves with many outstanding, motivating, intelligent, and experienced professionals who represent Droste through leadership coaching. Here we will introduce the members of our coaching team who are available for leadership coaching sessions and give…

Narcissism in Leaders

Narcissism in Leaders: Success, Power and Brilliance… or is it?

Extremely narcissistic leaders are easy to spot – and unfortunately they are all around us. They are in the Hollywood press, on self-promoting book covers, in financial and marital scandals and in our own companies. They manifest in positive and negative forms; leading people to great heights and depths of despair.At their best, narcissistic leaders…

emotional intelligence and leadership

Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Leadership & Emotional Intelligence (EQ)The Cornerstone of Sustained Executive SuccessThe pressure on organizations grows daily as change races forward at warp speed. Demands are real and resources are tight. So how relevant is emotional intelligence? Is it just nice, or is it critical for results? Organizations need a clear response to these questions to gain…

global hr leadership development

Global HR Leadership Development

The purpose of this discussion was best practices for global human resource leadership development programs. Participants shared ideas around how their organizations currently manage their departments on a global level, and best practices for making those programs better. Overview To begin the discussion, Droste Group’s Steve Dion surveyed the participants to better understand the global…