Article Overview: A company’s leadership pipeline is expected to deliver its “next generation” of leadership. Unfortunately, some CEO’s neglect their leadership management accountability and their pipelines run dry. When this occurs, the downward spiral of competitive capability becomes discernable, the edge is lost, and the “magic” disappears. The future of the company becomes uncertain along with that of the CEO. Boards are quick to step in when company leadership fails its stakeholders.
Article Overview: Leadership has consistently been viewed as the decisive factor in the success of an organization – be they feudal clans, religious orders, militarizes, governments, sports teams, or global commercial organizations. Leadership is the secret sauce which differentiates organizations that languish through lackluster performance cycles and are saddled with uninspiring reputations from those inspiring organizations which repeatedly deliver high performance and earn best-in-class accolades.
Article Overview: This article is about the art and discipline necessary at the most senior levels to manage your company’s talent management pipeline. A spotlight is put on faulty processes and inadequate accountability that can render talent management process ineffective in their essential mission of delivering a robust pipeline of exceptional leadership talent.
Article Overview: Turnarounds are demanding, risky, and tricky; and, they almost always pivot on key issues in leadership, communication, and change management. These are issues that the competent HR leader will be qualified to tackle
Article Overview: All too frequently, an exceptional executive encounters a corporate trap door, falls, and then derails.
Executives knowingly or unknowingly step into a critical situation in which their savvy and experience fails them. They may have been surprised. They may have seen the storm building only to push too hard. They over-correct. Predictably, boards move in to take charge. Game over. What brings an exceptional executive’s run to an unceremonial conclusion?