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The Hidden Dangers of Leading Change

12 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
People hate change. They dislike it so much that otherwise nice people will resort to some uncharacteristic behaviors — gossiping, lying and personal defamation against the person leading the change. This is a real threat to senior executives, especially those involved in organizational turnarounds. Important progress can be slowed or derailed. Executive careers can be […] Read more»

Six Common Mistakes Executives Make When They Are Fired, Laid Off

24 August, 2017 Posted by Becky Pearce
A termination or a layoff is a rattling experience — to your ego, your pride, and conceivably, your financial security. How you manage this dicey period in your career will determine how successful you will be in landing that next better job. Competition for leadership positions is stiff and candidates must be well prepared if […] Read more»

Three “I” Categories of Leadership

11 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
What kind of leader are you? If you are a governing board member the question is what type of CEO works for you? In a recent New York Times column, conservative Bret Stephens made reference to a wry Warren Buffet observation from 2008 as Wall Street and Main Street witnessed the beginning of a great […] Read more»