Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

The 1 Leadership Failure: The Nose Knows . . .

A while ago I attended a panel discussion at London Business School hosted by the UK Turnaround Management Association.  On the panel were experts from the various professions brought in to deal with distressed companies – legal, operational, financial, advisory, banking … Continue reading

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Old Wine in New Bottles

Leadership has been an important part of human behaviour since man first evolved as a social animal. In early times, leadership within a family unit or social group was a requirement for survival.  One of the oldest clay tablets found – … Continue reading

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Game Over !

First we shape our institutions, and afterwards they shape us!  ~Winston Churchill After a particularly tough day, the chief executive of a major corporation came home exhausted. A barrage of crises and questions assaulted him all day. Some of these … Continue reading

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The Nose Knows . . .

Several months ago I attended a panel discussion at London Business School hosted by the UK Turnaround Management Association.  On the panel were experts from the various professions brought in to deal with distressed companies – legal, operational, financial, advisory, banking and … Continue reading

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Special Free eBook Download – FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution

To every person there comes in their lifetime that special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy … Continue reading

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FASTBREAK Strategy Execution . . . An Introduction

(This is an excerpt from the introduction of my forthcoming book, FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution, which will be available in early Jan. 2013 on Amazon and Kindle) When I was in high school in the 1960s I … Continue reading

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What Leadership Class Did They Take?

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. ~Thomas Jefferson Great news!  The discussion about leadership from my previous blogs, A Chance Meeting at the Airport and Leadership Can’t Be Taught . . … Continue reading

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