Everybody wanted to be a vice president. This was the dilemma facing a client being served by one of my colleagues in Zurich. My colleague’s client had a team of young managers, all of whom wanted to have the lofty title […]
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.
It looked really bad. It was Super Bowl Sunday, and just before I was to board a London flight, I got a glimpse of the half-time score: the surprising Atlanta Falcons were winning 21-3 over the mighty New England Patriots.
A couple of months ago, the head of Organizational Development for a financial services company said to me, “Vince, we’ve been investing in leadership development. We’ve put in a lot of time and money to support our leaders. But it […]
When you assume an executive leadership role you will find that everything will feel more intense – the accountability, the scrutiny, the need for professional maturity. At this level, many executives struggle to manage the myriad of responsibilities and priorities. […]