Leadership Development

Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn A. Hewson, 2018 CEO of The Year, Steps Aside at Lockheed Martin

Defense giant Lockheed Martin announced this morning that Marillyn A. Hewson, its longtime CEO, would turn over the top job to board member and...

Hiring An Executive Coach? Be Aware Of These Five Risks

One of the biggest problems for the coaching "industry" is that there are no barriers to entry—anybody can hang out a shingle. The lesson? Proceed with caution.
WeWork's Adam Neumann

Building A Better CEO B.S. Detector: The 4 Sure Signs Of Doom

Investors in WeWork should sing the Beatles 1964 lament, “I Should’ve Know Better.” The company’s IPO plan floundered when its $47 billion valuation plummeted...

Secrets Of The Strategic CHRO: A Model For Success

Editor's Note: Omar Ishrak is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic, the world's leading medical technology company, with $30 billion in annual revenue...

The Real Reason You’re Losing Your Top Talent

The absence of personalized incentivization is leading talented employees to leave companies in droves. "People first" can't be an empty mantra—you need to give it teeth.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Navigating Late Transitions of “Executive Seasons”

The transitional leader phase is the most critical to long-term company sustainability, as executives must work toward building confidence in incoming leaders and ensuring a smooth transition of leadership.

Leadership Behaviors That Are Damaging Companies

When leaders do not practice what they preach, they destroy the morale, loyalty, and engagement throughout the organization. There are various behaviors that can lead to destruction within your company.

Great Leadership Teams Move Beyond Assumptions

Here are three actions that leadership teams and team members can take to strengthen the team’s ability to engage in productive dialogue and move its most important issues forward.

Lessons Learned Applying Core Danish Business Values in the U.S.

Use humble confidence to lead in a manner that emphasizes customer and employee experience, and watch your business grow.

Lencioni: Meetings Are A Chief Executive’s Stage

There is only one place you can effectively evaluate a CEO, says Patrick Lencioni: In a conference room having a meeting with his or her executive team.
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Covid-19 Spikes CEO Involvement In Spending Decisions, New Study Finds

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