When all was said and done, last Sunday night at the 2017 Oscars, all that people will remember is the apology. An act of contrition was definitely required after PwC – the accounting firm that had helped tabulate votes and […]
In January of 1990, I started my own consulting business; I left a stable and secure job with a large public sector organization to begin the life of an entrepreneur. I was so full of optimism and excitement that I […]
During a recent session I led with 30 senior CHROs, one person related a story about the CEO of a large financial institution who convened a meeting to review the results of a major strategic initiative. A team of his […]
One of the great things about my role is that I get to travel and speak with leaders all over the world. It’s in those conversations that I really learn what leaders struggle with day to day. A while back, […]
It was only a paper cup, but it apparently spoke volumes about character and leadership. The scene was the fourth quarter of a recent NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Baltimore Ravens. With just a couple of minutes […]
It’s a fascinating time to be in the leadership development industry. I’ve spent most of my career helping leaders find their way. There have been lots of challenges. Even so, I’ve never seen as much disruption as I’m seeing today.
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.
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 […]
Last week I was in Brussels speaking to a group of senior HR executives from large European companies. The topic was leadership accountability and I shared many of the ideas from my book. It was a great conference and I […]