Leadership Lessons from Amazon’s Board

Leadership Lessons from Amazon’s Board

Amazon announced recently that they named Indra Nooyi to their board of directors, on the heels of adding Roz Brewer. These two outstanding leaders and executives are excellent choices for Amazon. It couldn’t have taken more than two minutes to think of them as...
What Tim Cook Knows That Facebook Doesn’t

What Tim Cook Knows That Facebook Doesn’t

Apple’s action to enforce its privacy policy became public recently when Facebook was found to be gathering data without permission. Through a program only available to trusted developers, Facebook was testing an app. Apple asserts that while doing so, Facebook...
How Succession Anxiety Fuels Crisis

How Succession Anxiety Fuels Crisis

The transition from one chief executive officer to another is a high-stakes situation. In the most difficult situations, the outgoing CEO leaves a trail of damaged relationships, financial statements that are suspect, and a sense of relief that they are, at last,...
Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

We are now just over a week into a new year and, already, many have found their resolve waning. No matter what the resolutions, it takes little time for the barriers that we thought were speed bumps to loom large and cast a shadow that creates doubt. That said, most...