Driving Growth Across Industries With The What, How And Who Approach

once you’ve determined where to play and locked in what matters and why, pivot off attitudinal choices around what, how and who on the way to connecting with your team to spur high impact actions.

When And How To Shock An Organization For Its Own Good

As an executive onboarding into a new role you must choose between assimilating in, converging and evolving or shocking the organization. Shocking creates a hot landing requiring careful preparation and immediate action.

New Leader Ideas 2013: Get The Job. Onboard Well. Be BRAVE.

sharpening interview skills to get the job, managing executive onboarding well to accelerate progress in a new job and putting the concepts of BRAVE leadership in place to deliver better results faster.

Three Different Approaches To CEO Succession At Walmart, Kroger And Microsoft… Which Is Best?

We’re in the midst of three very different CEO successions at Walmart, Kroger and Microsoft. The lesson to be learned here is clear: one size does not fit all when it comes to succession.

Why You Don’t Get To Choose Your Mission. It Chooses You.

Mission is not a choice. It’s dictated by others’ needs. Sometimes those others give you a mission. Sometimes you have to figure it out yourself. Either way, it’s a journey of discovery, not creation. As described in our new book, First-Time Leader (request an executive summary), the questions to ask are: Who needs us? What […]