Mike Figliuolo

Mike Figliuolo is managing director of thoughtLEADERS. Before launching his own company, he worked at McKinsey & Co., Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. His is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He's the author of three leadership books: "One Piece of Paper," "Lead Inside the Box," and "The Elegant Pitch."

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How often do you move team members around to cross-pollinate skills and culture?
How often do you move team members around to cross-pollinate skills and culture?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll: How often do you move team members around to cross-pollinate skills and culture?

What does your budget look like going into the new year?
What does your budget look like going into the new year?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll: What does your budget look like going into the new year?

How frequently do you update your strategic plan?
How frequently do you update your strategic plan?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll: How frequently do you update your strategic plan?

As the year approaches a close, how did it turn out for your organization?
As the year approaches a close, how did it turn out for your organization?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll: As the year approaches a close, how did it turn out for your organization?

How rigorous are the change management practices in your organization?
How rigorous are the change management practices in your organization?

Last week's SmartBrief on Leadership poll: How rigorous are the change management practices in your organization?

How challenging do you find it to lead across generations?
How challenging do you find it to lead across generations?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: How challenging do you find it to lead across generations?

If the last boss you worked for recruited you again, would you go work for them?
If the last boss you worked for recruited you again, would you go work for them?

Last week's SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: If the last boss you worked for recruited you again, would you go work for them?

What was the reason why you most recently fired someone?
What was the reason why you most recently fired someone?

Last week's SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: What was the reason why you most recently fired someone?

 How challenging is it for you to be direct and unapologetic in an email when you ask for something you have every right to ask for?
 How challenging is it for you to be direct and unapologetic in an email when you ask for something you have every right to ask for?

Last week's SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: How challenging is it for you to be direct and unapologetic in an email when you ask for something you have every right to ask for?

How do you handle impatient customers (both internal and external customers)?
How do you handle impatient customers (both internal and external customers)?

Last week's SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: How do you handle impatient customers (both internal and external customers)?