Tag Archives: Jack Welch

The New CEO’s Secret Weapon

If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight.  -Jack Welch, former CEO, GE One of the most difficult jobs in modern business is that of the incoming CEO.  As soon as the … Continue reading

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English Football (soccer) and Executive Development

Note:  This was written and posted in 2014 but is still very appropriate, especially with the UEFA European Championships under way. For the past 20 years  I have been living in London and to say that the English are football … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Performance and the Leadership Factor

The key issue isn’t having a strategy, it’s getting it implemented!  ~Jack Welch One of the most difficult areas of business is not developing strategy, but actually delivering on strategic objectives. Every business has a strategy (some developed with expensive consulting … Continue reading

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Leadership. Is there an App for that?

There’s an app for just about everything these days. Some of them are useful, such as an alarm clock app, GPS map apps, email apps, Passbook for storing airline boarding passes and concert tickets, The Economist app for international insights, … Continue reading

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World Strategy Summit: Abu Dhabi, UAE

This coming week, Nov. 17-19, 2015 I will be participating in the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I will be a keynote speaker alongside Tom Peters, Gary Hamel and Rene Mauborgne. Tom Peters co-authored one of the top … Continue reading

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Culture Change is not an initiative . . .

“When the rate of change on the outside is greater than the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”   ~Jack Welch There is a huge misconception at all levels of the business world that culture change … Continue reading

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Just What Is Effective Leadership?

  Leadership is like the Buddah with many faces! Under certain circumstances, leadership can look very different and the responsibilities of leadership change depending upon the situation.  Some call this concept, “situational leadership” and in one sense is a good … Continue reading

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