Ron Shaich was already an unqualified success when, in 1998, he saw an opportunity that not too many other leaders would have seen. Back then, Shaich was the co-founder of Au Bon Pain, a large chain of café bakeries. A […]
It’s hard to go anywhere in the broader community of leaders these days without hearing someone cite an insightful quote from Indra Nooyi, the dynamic CEO of Pepsi Co. And with good reason. Nooyi is direct, sincere and, quite […]
Let’s face it, we’ve all been there as leaders – moments when we feel insecure. Maybe we’re facing a big challenge that has you questioning your ability to succeed. Maybe intense scrutiny is making you to second-guess yourself.
About year ago, I was chatting with a senior executive at a large organization that had just seen a new CEO arrive on the scene. I asked how it was going and she said that the striking thing about the […]