Studies show that as companies become more prominent, leaders become more distant from customers. They spend more time managing the organization and investors, less time with customers. To lead a thriving, customer-focused company, the CEO has to spend time with customers.
What can organizations learn from the military when it comes to developing talent in an agile organization? Quite a bit, says Brigadier General (Ret.) Bernard Banks, Ph.D.
Profitability analysis at the customer, product and market sector level is both essential to a sustainable future and the only true way to ensure your company is as profitable as it can be.
Every day a CEO might see some sort of reminder that she is supposed to be leading her company with “purpose” now, with some...
Without nurturing leadership teams tend to function as groups of individuals rather than as organizational force multipliers. Below are three practical steps leadership teams can take to ensure their teams get in and stay in alignment.
When business fails, it is scandalized. When it rescues, the quiet is deafening. Part of the answer is business needs to tell a better story.
No one is suggesting the recent market volatility will lead to a repeat performance of ‘07/08, but it certainly looks like it will be a while before we find calmer waters. Here are lessons for leading during these uncertain times.
Problems aren’t really the problem: True crisis events are rare and take up a mere 1% of a CEO’s time. It’s what CEOs do during the good times that makes the difference.
Employees don’t have to be corporate founders or CEOs to be innovators—by giving them independence, supporting their goals and staying open to new, risky ideas, you can unleash your employee’s inner entrepreneurs for a healthier culture and even new, profitable products or services.
Work-life balance is tough enough for dual-career families, but what about when both spouses are corporate leaders? One couple that made it work shares their secrets for success.