In “Two Minute Commentaries,” we share our perspective on today’s most important business topics based on our current observations from our client work with public companies, private equity and investor owned concerns and family enterprises.
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Aldous Huxley would say that we are living in a "Brave New World."
In my opinion, the world is becoming more and more:
Fast because the cycle of innovations have become faster and ...
How do you succeed in a world of constant change?
In this session of ExecuNet Master Class, Whitney Johnson, award-winning author and CEO of WLJ Advisors, will help you understand how to become a boss people love, leverage disruption, and have a plan for ...
The greatest leaders in the world have a powerful leadership presence. And, that presence is not about the right clothes, the firmness of their handshake, their tone of voice, or their cosmetics.
What is the real key to powerful leadership presence? It is ...
In the workplace, disclosing too much can undermine your capacity to be seen as a trusted and discreet professional.
It’s more often women who over-disclose than men. Why is this? Two reasons: Either they assume that building good relationships and ...
In a recent interview with my great friend Steve Berglas, we talked about his work teaching people how to deal with their errors, their screw-ups. Steve is an expert on this. An executive coach and management consultant who spent twenty-five years on the ...
Chris Cuomo, journalist, and news anchor on CNN's Cuomo Prime Time, recently interviewed me about one of the trickiest bad habits in my book, What Got You Here Won't Get You There, adding too much value. We explore the concept in the short excerpt from our ...
Do you cling to the past? Spend time reliving unfortunate things that have happened? Tell yourself that you need to rehash events because you’re trying to “figure things out” in order to understand exactly what went wrong?
At a certain point, ...
You’ve identified a behavior that’s been getting in your way. You have a clear idea of how you’ll start working on it. You understand that altering an ingrained behavior is difficult, but you have no idea what to expect.
Here’s one thing you really ...
Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn’t be coached, the coaching isn’t going to work. My friend Chris Coffey, who along with Frank Wagner, leads the Stakeholder Centered Coaching® certification in the US and ...
Six things you never want your colleagues to hear you say are:
I don't care about you.
I don't understand you.
You’re wasting my time.
All of the above.
And, when you fail at listening, you’re sending out ...
Today, with all of the pressures of life and work, we’re busier and working harder than we ever have. Sometimes life can be difficult, things happen that we don’t like, and we get down. This is just a fact!
My wonderful friend Frances Hesselbein ...