Everyone knows that for leaders, organizational success is largely dependent on the talent you have. However, few people actually take the time to consider the relationship between the leaders recruiting that talent and the talent itself.
Politics and business make for strange bedfellows. Or so I thought. Several years ago, I was working with a company in the healthcare industry. It was lobbying government to pass legislation that would help them sell a particular drug in […]
I’ve searched the world over for solutions to the leadership accountability crisis that grips so many organizations. Recently, I came to an unusual but compelling conclusion. Maybe we all need to think of business leaders more like professional athletes.
I spent this past week in Brazil helping launch the Portuguese translation of my book, The Leadership Contract. Our local team did an amazing job of orchestrating a number of key events and it was a great experience to meet […]
We all know about the great brand Burberry – the iconic British maker of luxury trench coats, scarves, luggage, clothing and shoes. Well, this past summer an interesting leadership story played out at the company. One that all leaders need […]
Few stories in the world this year have done a better job shining a spotlight on leadership more than the Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom. After a bitter, divisive and at times violent referendum campaign, the British voted narrowly […]
Purpose. It’s a big word used often in the world of business. The best companies are galvanized by a strong sense of purpose, a driving force that goes beyond the bottom-line, to making the world a better place. And many […]
Most business leaders I work with would be satisfied being successful in one industry. But driving success in several different industries is only possible for a rare number of great leaders. Sylvain Toutant is one of those business leaders. I’ve […]