Blog | Justin Maree Cox | Developing Leadership Skills

Is Self-Assessment Necessary?

Contrary to popular belief, a person does not become a leader simply by stepping into a position that he or she has been given. The people under their supervision may feel obliged to fall in line at first, but for a leader to truly gain and command respect, they must first demonstrate their proficiency in…

What Does Having a Leadership Coach Mean to a Leader?

Some people are natural-born leaders. Others eventually grow into the role at some point in their lives. Whether your leadership skills are innate or learned, you can still benefit from having a leadership coach to aid in your development. After all, being a good leader is a continuous process of self-improvement, one that enables you…

Is It OK to Play Office Politics? 3 Ways to Make It Work for You

According to the great Greek philosopher Aristotle, “man is by nature a political animal.” We are social creatures, after all—ones who possess the power of speech and moral reasoning, making us naturally drawn to cultivating political associations. Unfortunately, the word “politics” and politicking itself have gained something of a negative connotation, especially in the workplace.…