Inc. Magazine Articles on Leadership


Patrick Flesner's expertise extends into the realm of thought leadership as a contributor to I by IMD, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Inc. Magazine. His incisive publications delve into a wide range of topics pertaining to leadership development and business growth. 

 Want to be a better leader?

 Balance involvement and delegation

 5 Ways to Practice Distanced Empathy--a Cornerstone of Effective Leadership 

 Leading effectively with both heart and mind. 

5 Leadership Offenses by Omission 

The silence of a leader can resonate as loudly as their words. 

How to Get Beyond the Revenue Growth Plateau

 Growth isn't linear, but being stuck for extended periods can make you feel like things will never change. Here's how to drive it further.

Leading Change: What We Can Learn From Bezos, Gates, Hastings, and Musk

Embrace change or risk irrelevance.

7 Steps to Effective Peer Leadership

 Peer leadership is about mastering the art of influencing without authority - here's how to do it

How to Unlock Your Business Growth Potential

10 sources for continuous business growth

Lead Your Law Firm to Success

Transform your practice with the 8 C's framework for effective law firm leadership

A Strong Leadership Message From Metallica Frontman James Hetfield

For building a thriving team, camaraderie is more important than functional fit

A Thriving Company Culture Requires Truth in Leadership

 If the leader's values and behavior are aligned with the desired company culture, business performance thrives 

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10 Tips That Will Help You Overcome Moments of Leadership Self-Doubt

The economic crisis poses leadership challenges that many leaders doubt they can overcome. But they can. 

How to Grow Your Startup in 2023

 10 tips that will help you grow your business and attract venture capital 

7 Professionality Traits of Highly Effective Leaders

Take them to your heart and become a highly professional and effective leader yourself 

The Key to Leading Effectively - Step Outside the Leadership Drama Triangle

Avoid playing the role of a victim, persecutor, or rescuer. Instead, take ownership and make the required changes

The No. 1 Growth Killer Is Leadership Debt

Businesses do not fail because they run out of cash. They run out of cash because of the leadership debt incurred.

The RESPECT Framework for Building Trust

Seven signs that your CFO can drive growth successfully 



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