I have covered various examples of Tom Brady being an example of what an accountable leader looks like. Most recently, he showed up and did it again. Here are some lessons from the field on stepping up and building your team. Gut Check: Do you make those around you better? Almost a decade ago, on […]
One of my favorite quotes by the great Harvard Business School Professor and Innosight co-founder Clay Christensen when he said: “the new game begins before the old one ends.” We all seen companies unable to change, pivot and transform themselves in the face of a changing context. In many ways, all the unprecedented events that […]
Normally, when June starts to edge close to becoming July, I post a Gut Check for Leaders blog and invite my readers to reflect on their leadership performance over the first six months of the year. Mid-year is a great time to pause and take stock of my experiences and key learnings. Where did I […]
About four years I jumped on a call with a colleague who was new to our company. He was based in Europe. We were having our first discussion about a proposal we were going to start working on. That call led to several others. More and more people joined this team. The opportunity was global, […]
Over the last few weeks, the world has been inspired by the leadership of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Ever since the horrific terrorist attacks on March 15 in two mosques in Christchurch, which killed 50 innocent people engaged in worship, Ardern has shown genuine leadership. The whole world has noticed, and she has […]
170 years. That’s how long the World Economic Forum estimates it will take to realize true diversity in the workplace. What?! That’s not good enough. So as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, it’s clear to me that as leaders we have a lot of work to do. But what is slowing us down? Every […]
It’s been another wild and dramatic week at the White House, as U.S. President Donald Trump showed us once again that he is a leader who does not take kindly to being challenged.
In one of my newsfeeds this week, I learned that October 23 was Information Overload Day around the world. I didn’t know that we had a day for one of the most common challenges that leaders and employees face around the world.
I’ve always loved reading the ancient writings of Greek mythology. The stories have always fascinated me because they spoke so eloquently about the human condition of the time.