Businesses, projects, and people don’t fail. Leaders fail. Mike Myatt, author of Hacking Leadership and a columnist for Forbes’s “Leadership,” discusses critical gaps leaders struggle with today, including development, influence, and reality gaps. Leaders never truly reach leadership maturity because they are all a work in progress. They must learn and understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to develop into more effective leaders. Leaders who tend to focus on process rather than people rarely see their company experience rising profits and often create a dynamic where employees decide to look elsewhere to unleash their passions, engage their creativity, and develop their skills.
Mike Myatt is a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs and Boards, author of “Hacking Leadership” (Wiley) and “Leadership Matters” (2007), the CEO at N2growth, a Senior Fellow at the Gordian Institute, recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the top leadership thinkers globally, and widely regarded as America’s Top CEO Coach. He is also a syndicated columnist and contributing editor on topics of leadership, innovation and problem solving. He has been married for nearly 30 years and is a proud father and grandfather.