It was big-time news earlier this month when Jeff Jones quit his post as president of ride-sharing app Uber. And not just because it was the latest story to emerge from a company besieged by a wrath of negative news.
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 […]
I have been travelling the world talking to people about leadership accountability. After hundreds of conversations with leaders in a host of different countries, you would think that I’ve heard it all. Not so.
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.
There are few stories in professional sports that rival the rise from futility to triumph of Claudio Ranieri, the coach of the now-Premier League champion Leicester City FC. Ranieri was a perennial underachiever as a coach, having been fired from […]
Over the past few weeks, I’ve had three separate conversations with three different leaders from different companies and sectors. And yet, remarkably, the conversations centered on the same, exact problem: a degradation of the leadership in their organizations.
This past Sunday March 13, I arrived in Sao Paolo, Brazil, for a three-day business trip. The focus was to meet with my Brazilian LHH colleagues and to speak to some of our customers about leadership accountability and the ideas […]
A couple of weekends ago, my wife Liz and I attend a fundraiser event for a cultural group that some close friends belonged to. It was a comedy night and an event we’ve been going to for years. The room […]