Five Minutes to Permanent Change

Yesterday afternoon I attended the inaugural symposium sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of CEO Netweavers.  The first speaker, Tom Berger, former telecom exec and current … Read More

Why Do We Overlook Good News? The Number One Resolution for 2017

We have had a really weird winter in Atlanta. Truth be told, we haven’t HAD a winter in Atlanta. It’s in the 70s today, I … Read More

The Dynamics of Inclusion

On Wednesday of last week I was up early on a warm January morning in Atlanta. I was honored to be the moderator for a … Read More

Agile Leaders Needed

Last week was a “gearing up” week after the holidays, and I had put aside several Wall Street Journals. I always check the Management section … Read More

Leadership Character & the Bottom Line: A comment on SMD-HR Research

We have always believed that leaders of integrity were not just admirable but good for the bottom line. Our company, Turknett Leadership Group, founded in … Read More

Travel – A Rich Source of Leadership Lessons

Summertime is here and willing to stick around for a couple more months. In these months especially, most of us have the opportunity to take … Read More

What One Millennial Has to Say About Millennial Stereotypes

If you’re currently in the workforce, you know what I’m talking about when I mention millennial stereotypes. I was born lazy, my parents held my … Read More

First Impressions

TLG has had interns and graduate research assistants in the office for at least twenty years. We find it a wonderful way not only to … Read More

A Curious Introduction

A CURIOUS INTRODUCTION By Lyn Turknett My mother was curious – super curious. She was born early in the last century, but she had a … Read More

St. Patrick the Leader

For anyone who knows me well, it will be no surprise that I found myself wondering about the history of St. Patrick’s day as I … Read More

90% of Top Companies use Assessments for Senior Executives

Large organizations with strong talent management departments are leading a surge in the use of assessments. A recent Journal of Consulting Psychology article reports that … Read More

Why I Love Leadership Development

Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air! Due to these amorous circumstances, I thought I’d do a post about why I love … Read More

Inspired and Challenged to be a Better Global Citizen

Imagine being in a large room surrounded by a sea of incredible leaders and amazing fish that are so inspiring they make you want to … Read More

Guts, Empathy & Leadership Character: A Tribute to Antionette Tuff

A version of this post was read at the 2013 Turknett Leadership Character Awards luncheon: The Turknett Leadership Character Awards were created in 2003, as … Read More

Advancing Leadership Development for Women – What Works?

Dateline Orlando – Academy of Management By: Lyn Turknett I’m still “reporting” from the Academy of Management conference in Orlando – and thoroughly enjoying the … Read More