Author Archives: Micki McMillan

Leadership Coaching Tip: Organizational Challenges in Leadership –Defensive Routines

November 2007 / Leadership Coaching Tips

“When you stand up for what you believe is right, you must have the courage to acknowledge your actions and face the consequences.”~ Mahatma K. Gandhi

Micki McMillanAs a 21st Century Leader, you encounter defensive routines in organizational settings every minute of every day. The trick is not to try to eliminate them, rather to discover how you skillfully work with them. Defensive routines can defeat even the best leadership practices unless they are named and directly