Valuable Insights for Today's Leaders
Public health officials have long talked about our inadequate virus defense preparation. It was only a matter of time before a virus would attack the U.S.
As we battle to control the spread of coronavirus, we learn lessons every day that will hopefully change the way we prepare for future pandemics. In this article, I review five lessons to date.
Every effective leader knows they need to build trust and credibility with those they lead. In times of crisis, these are the most important assets of any leader.
Leaders should encourage others to get outside of their comfort zone, to take a risk and to try new things, so that they grow as individuals and fly high.
Lack of trust within organizations is an important issue with employees. It’s one of the reasons organizations lose good people. An ethics hotline is the best way for the board to protect the reputation of the organization.
Before you enter a new business or develop strategies to build competitive advantage for an existing business, you need to understand your business’s competitive position in the marketplace.
Companies with a great brand reputation have a competitive advantage. The same holds true for a personal brand. Follow these 8 tips to differentiate yourself from your peers with a strong personal brand.
Business processes that are too complex run the risk of being error-prone. Adopt the simplest process that gets the job done, and operationalize every aspect of it before it goes live.
A key attribute of all successful organizations is the ability to break long-held paradigms, which are established ways of doing things. How many of us have heard the response, “But that’s the way we’ve always done it,” when a new, better approach was suggested?
The most important attribute of all organizations is the level of trust between its leaders and their employees, and how an organization deals with its customers/clients. Wells Fargo failed in this important area.
The decisions leading up to the Challenger disaster are so important that each year, I write an article to remind leaders about three valuable lessons taught by the Challenger tragedy.