Lusting for Change?

“You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.”      […]

The Anti-Leader as Business Model

Think back over the past twenty-five years of business history, a period when corporations restructured and transformed without cessation to […]

Leadership: The Mercy of Not Being in Control

Is leadership synonymous with control? The question troubled me over the past week. I encountered a number of people who […]

FIFA: A Tale of Two Leaders

America has suddenly become very interested in soccer.   In a sweeping 47-count indictment released on May 27th, the US Justice […]

Truth, Lies and Wisdom

The week of February 9, 2015 was a hard one for journalism. In what felt like one blow after another, […]

The Art of the Playcall

For a leader, making the right call is a combination of art, science and pure guts. Seattle Seahawks coach Pete […]

The Delicate Nature of Change – Part II

There is a rhythm to change, a constant beating of progress and recess that captures the manner of the thing. […]

The Delicate Nature of Change – Part I

I have been involved in a fair share of change initiatives throughout my career: mergers, target acquisitions, restructurings, global culture […]

Fear and Loathing in the Workplace

Most people, when pressed, would tell you they do their best work when encouraged and motivated with compassion and respect. […]

Jill Abramson, the Glass Cliff and How a Woman “Should” Lead

On Wednesday, May 14, Jill Abramson was publicly pushed off the cliff.   In a move that by all accounts shocked […]