More important than any degree you will earn, more important than any certification or credential you will obtain, more important than how you dress and whether or not you have an executive presence, more important than developing all the great leadership competencies we have studied and teach, more important than a solid handshake, a first ... Read More
Change is not always necessary, and it definitely isn’t always good. I advocate against haphazard and random change or change just for the sake of it. Instead, I recommend working with leaders and executives to perform a thorough analysis of pressing issues and organizational strategy and, if so deemed, formulating global change efforts that will ... Read More
An excellent problem solver may actually end up creating deeper organizational rifts and systemic financial, structural or human capital problems if he is prone to knee-jerk reactions and has an inclination to find quick-fix solutions and short cuts aimed at saving time or elevating his profile. When seeking to improve management and organizational processes, it ... Read More
As with most of us, I wear many hats and have several roles. In addition to serving as a strategy management consultant, I teach business education courses, and in both roles, I get several questions on various topics from students, corporate executives and business leaders, and recently one of the regular questions came up on ... Read More
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.