A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste!

Jim Collins author of Built to Last and Good to Great’s speech at the World Business Forum

Good is the mortal enemy of great – I been curious to understand what systematically makes companies great. We now have over 6000 years of corporate data to compare what’s different.

The single most important distinction is most […]

Situational Leadership

Colin Powell gave a short speech over lunch at the World Business Forum

He relayed a story about two Captains in the Army he had the pleasure to lead as a means of highlighting the importance of Situational Leadership.

One time he told two of his Captains to “take that hill”. The 1st Captain […]

How to be an Authentic Leader?

Bill George author of True North’s speech on Leadership at the World Business Forum

The world is crying out for leadership – what can each of you do to make the world a better place? Today’s environment is a product of a leadership crisis – leaders who take responsibility for their firm. They lose […]