It’s safe to say that hardly anyone saw this coming. A few weeks ago, data guru Josh Bersin posted on LinkedIn some interesting labour market statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The data showed that the […]
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.
Four days. Four countries. Six cities. This is how I spent this past week, travelling through the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany as part of the global launch of my book, The Leadership Contract. The highlights of the week were […]
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.
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 […]
“Stop tolerating mediocrity in yourself and in the leaders of your company!” These were my final words after a presentation at an HR conference. Normally, I expect a certain degree of polite if not enthusiastic applause. This time, the room […]
It came as no surprise when, just last week, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to require all publicly traded companies to disclose the ratio between executive pay and the median pay of employees.
In January, I proclaimed 2014 as the Year of Leadership Accountability. The reason was simple – the senior leaders I advise tell me that leadership matters today more than ever before. That the very success of their companies hinges on […]
If you are familiar with my blogs you know I write and speak a lot about leadership accountability. It’s a core theme of my book The Leadership Contract. And it is a key topic of conversation with every senior leader […]