In January of 1990, I started my first business as a budding entrepreneur. I provided career advisory services to private clients, many of whom were senior managers in their organizations. The reason my clients came to me was that they were at a personal inflection point–they were dissatisfied with their current role or organization and […]
“Why do some leaders make such stupid decisions when leading their people?” It’s a question I ask myself from time to time, especially as I hear stories from clients on their experiences with their leaders. Case in point, a recent story I heard from a client of mine, really left me scratching my head.
“Good players can’t overcome bad coaching.” It’s one of my favorite adages about leadership which I heard once again this week from Bill Belichick, the legendary Head Coach of the once again Super Bowl Champions the New England Patriots. After Sunday’s big win, Belichick was interviewed by ESPN. A panel of football experts followed up […]
So far this year, my gut check blogs have focused on what I believe are some critical things that leaders need to pay attention to. I started by asking whether you are making your main thing, your main thing? Until one is clearly focused on what really matters, then I don’t believe one will have […]