A few weeks ago, in "How To Scare Off Your Best IT People," I noted that with the job market heating up, organizations must fix the disconnect between what they say ("Employees are our most important asset!") and what they do. Readers and colleagues weighed in that the problem goes well beyond poor communications. Too many of our leaders fall down in the following areas. 1. They're Inconsistent Strong leaders behave the way they expect their people to behave, or as Kouses and Posner state in The Leadership Challenge , they "model the way." I remember working at a place where top executives talked about our having to sacrifice, having to cut back on training, only to book an expensive "destination" trip for themselves. Read full story on InformationWeek

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