personal wholeness/business success
Weekly ColumnsSeptember 29, 2008: Help team member understand and confront blind spot
12 ways to wake yourself up from your blind spots
These ideas for taking a new look at yourself can help you notice your own blind spots in any aspect of your life.
Blind Spots: Achieve success by seeing what you can't see, by Claudia Shelton
This book encourages readers to see blind spots as opportunities rather than failures, while also promoting action to address them.
Conquering leadership blind spots
This is a two-for-one resource. First, an article on superstitions--the unchallenged assumptions that hold us back. Second, some thoughts on seeing one's own blind spots and what to do about it.
Emotional intelligence: What smart managers know
This article is less about what not to do, and focuses more on the desired outcome of emotionally intelligent leadership.
Talking to the top: Feedback strategies for CEOs
You may need to help your boss see his/her blind spots, too. Or try these approaches with others, even if they aren't CEO.