Boy, did Peter Drucker know what he was talking about. An Austrian-born consultant and educator, Drucker is considered the father of modern management philosophy and education. Although he died in 2005, his writings on the dynamics of business corporations and […]
Earlier this month Donald Trump and T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere, got into what was described as a slugfest on social media. It all began with Legere tweeting out a complaint about street musicians playing outside his room while he was […]
Leaders face all sorts of challenges in the course of running their companies but probably the toughest one is when you are forced into a power struggle. This is the challenge facing Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen over the past […]
The National Hockey League playoffs are about to get underway and it’s a great time of the year for most all hockey fans. And already, a great leadership lesson has played out with two teams and their coaches. Daryl Sutter, […]
According to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen CEO Cheryl Bachelder, the secret of being a great leader is learning to serve the people you lead, not just order them around. This is actually not a new idea in leadership.
I was taking part in a client meeting recently when the issue of mental illness in the workplace came up. The senior leaders were discussing how this was becoming more prevalent in their organization. They also shared examples which suggested […]
Not a week goes by where I don’t read something on how important it is for leaders to engage in social media. By now, most leaders understand that it can be a great tool for engagement and communication. But as […]
This is the time of year when the award shows start dominating TV screens. All these shows recognize the best in music, film and theatre. Last week we had the People’s Choice Awards and we learned of the Oscar nominations. […]