Crucial Skills » Influencing a Lousy Leader

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These days, much of the workforce works miles or even continents away from their leader. So, I’ve got to guess many of our readers share your concern. How can you ensure that the shadow of a weak leader or mediocre team …

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

"Leading Up" is one of the most challenging, if not the most exhausting, leadership skills you will experience.  Not everyone is capable of maintaining their leadership edge–and the "Peter Principle" is the real-deal.  As such, sometimes we all need a hand-up, or a push…your leader, included!

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at, as well as his personal blog at He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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