It’s that time of year again when famous leaders get a few minutes to talk directly to future leaders. I’m talking of course about the commencement or graduation address. Post-secondary institutions all over the world invite famous politicians, artists, titans […]
Last month, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to shareholders. This has become a major news event each year as people both inside and outside Amazon wait to hear the latest musings from the leader of one of the […]
Thought leadership is something that has always been an important part of my professional life. I’ve invested a lot of time creating my own thought leadership through writing, speaking and research. I’ve also created and implemented thought leadership strategies in […]
I spend a lot of my time talking to employees around the world. No matter what country, continent or company, one topic generates the same anguish and frustration: having to work with mediocre leaders. As these people share their stories, […]
Fake news—two words that have become very prominent in our daily lexicon over the past two years. US President Donald Trump has put a big spotlight on it every time he accuses anyone who criticizes him of disseminating fake news.
In 2007, Bill Gates gave a commencement speech at Harvard University in which he shared how his mother, Mary, and his wife, Melinda, had positively influenced his life’s work, in particular his charitable endeavors.
My life is dominated by two important priorities. The first is my family. My children and my spouse are my number one priority. The second priority is my role as a leader and my work with senior executives.