Leaders Who Changed the World: Who Are You Most Like?

President’s Day is near, and we decided to reflect upon some of the lessons, qualities, and legacies of past leaders in our country and our … Read More

The Content of our Character: Lincoln, MLK, Oprah, and Bart

I still read newspapers – the old-fashioned, paper kind. I had pulled out the front page of Monday’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution on to read this morning … Read More

Servant Leadership and Happiness in Dallas

Some folks, on reading this title, will think I’ve just flown on a certain airline headquartered in Dallas, but I have actually been attending the … Read More

Ron Johnson, Shan Cooper, and the Three Levels of Change Leadership

I have been fascinated by the story of Ron Johnson, the Apple exec who lasted only fifteen months as CEO of J.C. Penney – from … Read More

Three Secrets of the Most Remarkable Servant Leader I’ve Known

Bob and I are in Jacksonville, Florida, today and we wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. We are here to celebrate the birthday of a … Read More

Five Minutes to Permanent Change

Change is really hard. Changing our ingrained habits is really, really hard. 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