David Brookmire

David Brookmire (www.cpstrat.com) is an executive advisor, researcher, author and leadership effectiveness coach, who has advised such companies as The Cheesecake Factory, Darden Restaurants, Bekaert, Mckesson, Flowers Foods, Pitney Bowes, and Frito-Lay. Additionally, he offers strategic direction in building organizational capabilities, merger and acquisition success, and improved leader and team performance.


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Increase Your Chances of Survival as CEO

Are you aware of your blindspots – do you rate your leadership higher than stakeholders do and, therefore, sometimes misfire as a leader? Chances are you may find outside intervention helpful.

David Brookmire Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness December 6 2011

Why do Volatile CEOs Have Nine Lives?

The intense pressure for boards to hire the right leader, often blinds them to leadership gaps that ultimately result in a costly hiring mistake. Here’s how to avoid such missteps.

David Brookmire Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management February 2 2012

Are Leaders Born or Made?

It’s unfortunate – but common – to see headlines about CEOs who have been fired because they’ve failed performance-wise, or have drawn too much negative attention personally or professionally. Poor performing CEOs quickly drive down an organization’s success – and often result in negative publicity, declining sales and loss of stakeholder confidence. In some cases, these same CEOs have just come off a winning streak at other companies, but underperform in a new environment. It begs the question: What makes or breaks a leader? Is leadership an intrinsic trait? Are some people just born leaders or does leadership require skills that must be continuously learned and nurtured?

David Brookmire CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy December 13 2012

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