Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Is Business Advice from the 19th and 20th Century Still Valid in the Internet Age?

There is no question that we are currently in an age when the fundamental economics of business success are being rewritten almost daily.  The internet and 24/7 connectivity, coupled with global transparency and compounded by breakneck technological advances in all fields have made … Continue reading

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Legacy Leadership

The basics of leadership effectiveness are still valid, even in the Facebook age! If you recall the Hollywood movie, Space Cowboys, you know the gist of the story is that an old Soviet satellite is on a course to crash-land … Continue reading

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Presence: the other success principle

(Note:  This is a post I wrote in January, 2014, but with the recent success of the movie, Eddie the Eagle, I thought the message would again resonate – John R Childress) Presence is more than just being there.  ~Malcolm … Continue reading

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Where does real innovation come from?

Innovation has been heralded as the solution to sustainability in our current VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) global business environment. As a result, everyone is coming up with consulting approaches and training courses designed to instill a culture of innovation and … Continue reading

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Too Young To Lead?

Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook when he was just 20 and became the youngest CEO of a multibillion dollar public company at 28. He has since been named one of the most influential CEOs in the world. Many other CEOs and business … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Start-Up . . .

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose both. Start-Ups are fascinating.  Those who found or join a start-up company find it exhilarating, inspiring, creative, fast-moving, hectic, exhausting and thrilling at the same time. There is always something exciting and … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm for Executive Search?

Lately I’ve been researching and talking to various leaders in a number of global executive search companies.  It’s no small industry either, being estimated at close to $10 billion. And at some point almost all large companies utilize executive search, whether to … Continue reading

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