The Merger Mindset In Action

The Merger Mindset In Action

The Merger Mindset In Action The business news is filled with stories of failed mergers or acquisitions, yet they remain appealing, not because leaders are unaware of the risks but because they don’t believe their deal will fail. The estimates of rate of failure...
How Saving Face Can Render You Shirtless

How Saving Face Can Render You Shirtless

How Saving Face Can Render You Shirtless If something or someone seems too good to be true, it probably is. Bob, an Executive Vice President, was a master of spin. So good at it, his boss didn’t realize the myriad problems he was hiding and the toxic culture he...
Leadership Lessons from Amazon’s Board

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...
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...
What Terry Gross Knows About Interviewing

What Terry Gross Knows About Interviewing

What Terry Gross Knows About Interviewing Nearly every person who conducts interviews for hiring, focuses on the wrong thing. What is that? The questions they will ask. This puts the focus on precisely the wrong person, the interviewer. It often leads to a mechanical...