Valuable Insights for Today's Leaders
Two high-profile nonprofit organizations within Philadelphia faced damaging accusations by their employees. What could have been done to resolve the issues before they reached the point that damaged the reputations of these nonprofits?
I am often asked, “What should I do to obtain a position on a board?” Build your brand as someone who will provide value and expertise to a company through board membership.
How involving your employees in strategy discussions will help your business get through the pandemic
Remember the ABCs of decision-making. Your employees will feel engaged and your organization will achieve better results.
I have been asked many times how I find topics to write about. To mark the occasion of my sixth anniversary for writing in The Business Journals, I thought I would share some advice to those who aspire to write.
Get out of your comfort zone. Introduce yourself to someone new. By doing so, you never know what opportunities might open for you.
Employees occasionally question the need for certain policies that impede their work. CEOs need to listen and respond in the appropriate way – not with, “Well, that’s just the way it is.”
What is the best way to obtain a full picture of the effectiveness of a leader? Use 360-degree feedback to help leaders be more effective, regardless of their level within the organization.
Those who lack common sense, critical judgment and a moral/ethical compass will eventually cause significant reputational harm to their organization and destroy shareholder value.
Business leaders face unprecedented challenges as they navigate uncharted waters in this environment of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. How well they do could spell the difference between their company’s survival and demise.
For the past eight years, in my role as Vice Chairman of Drexel University, I have been honored to address in person the graduates of Drexel’s College of Medicine – M.D.s, Ph.D.s and graduates who earned master’s degrees.