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Senior Executives:  You Can’t Not Change

2 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“You always need to keep young ears.” — Singer Sir Tom Jones Sir Tom Jones — Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE —  is a Welsh-born singer whose rugged good looks and massive voice propelled him to fame in the mid-1960s, first in the UK and in the early 1970s in the US, but it was his […] Read more»

The Culture, Their Spirit Lives On 33 Years Later

14 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Over the years I have written and spoken frequently about how change in the business landscape effects strategy, leadership skills, executive careers and, indeed, the existence of entire companies. Change takes a staggering toll on companies and people. If you look at the Fortune 500 from the mid-1950s only 50 or so companies remain on […] Read more»

Job Change?  Failure Is Right Around the Corner

22 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Senior executives who have built an impressive track record of consistently meeting or exceeding performance expectations in every position they have held, be on the alert.  Failure could be right around the corner — with your new employer. CEOs and other leaders amass a certain level of complete confidence that they know what they are […] Read more»