The Sochi Olympics are a case-study in bureaucratic inefficiency and misuse of state funds despite some real engineering feats.
The Justice Department and the SEC have underscored the importance of a company maintaining a clear disciplinary process so that executives, managers and employees are aware that a violation of the corporate code of conduct or the law will result in disciplinary action.
I talk about 20 core leadership secrets in my executive coaching, speaking and writing. But if someone asked me to name only one that can make an immediate impact, I would pick the behaviors to counter setbacks.
Known for his “You might be a Redneck” one-liners, for almost 30 years stand-up comedian Jeff Foxworthy has helped audiences understand unique behaviors and credentials of rednecks.
In honor of the return of Sherlock to PBS with Season 3, I begin a week of Sherlockian-themed posts. Today we consider the quality of justice that Holmes discussed in The Abbey Grange...
The health care industry is facing an uncertain future. Governments, employers and patients are putting pressure on health care providers to reduce prices even as costs continue to increase.
Last month a CEO client contacted me to evaluate Dean, an executive who had come to him through a referral from a trusted source. The man who referred him knows both my client and the candidate and assured the CEO that the two should meet to explore how Dean could work for him. Hold on...
The principal corporate governance campaigns of the past decade have reached a plateau in terms of both investor commitment and implementation. These issues are not by any means going away.
We all have known great “leaders” in our lifetime – a politician who inspired us, a public figure who we admire and/or a boss or colleague who has impressed us professionally. We truly know a leader when we see one.
On October 22, 2013 America lost a hero, General Robinson Risner, Word War II combatant, Korean War ace and Vietnam prisoner of war senior leader.
While the advantages of an independent CEO and Chairman of the Board appear obvious, the advantages of the unified position are just as obvious when considering the day-to-day operations of a corporation.
It is often said that being on an audit committee is a part-time job with full-time responsibilities. It’s no wonder when you consider the broad and critical role that the audit committee plays. In essence, every audit committee’s role is to stand objectively in the gap between management, the external auditors and the people who provide the capital to make...