Succession Planning in Family Business

Succession Planning in Family Business

Great vision without great people is irrelevant. – Jim Collins It’s an often quoted statistic that the majority of family businesses don’t get passed on to the second generation, and the vast majority of second generation businesses don’t get passed on to...
The Limits of Technology in Learning

The Limits of Technology in Learning

Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of ads for an interesting weight-loss app. The company leverages technology to help people change their mindset to make long-term changes to achieve weight-loss goals. The app focuses on making tangible, sustainable lifestyle shifts...
Planning for Change

Planning for Change

The new year is upon us, and with it often comes unexpected changes: new jobs, new partners, new friends, surprises and unexpected challenges. Change happens to us as individuals and to our organizations. The most effective leaders embrace change as a reality and...
Talented Jerks

Talented Jerks

Do not tolerate brilliant jerks, the cost to teamwork is too high – Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix Different leaders have different attitudes about talented jerks or the high-maintenance genius, as some technology companies call them. These are the incredibly talented...
Aligning Strategy for Results

Aligning Strategy for Results

Have you ever considered what keeps most organizations from achieving their goals? Is it a lack of vision? What about an inability to attract and retain the right talent? Or not keeping up with technological advances? While these things are all critical to an...