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When a Leader Screws Up (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

When a Leader Screws Up (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Opinion

We all make mistakes. Some are simple and practical, but as leaders we can screw up in visible, expensive and very painful ways. I have recently had the opportunity to experience firsthand the impact of a very personal screw-up (mine, I am afraid), which took me back to some best practices I have learned over the years for dealing with mistakes. read more >

Isaac Newton: Executive Coach (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Isaac Newton: Executive Coach (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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As it turns out, all of Isaac Newton's laws of motion apply to human behavior — and especially to leading change. So, with apologies to the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, of which Sir Isaac was a member, here is my spin on Newton's three laws of motion as they apply to people and organizations. read more >

The Power of Personal Presence (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

The Power of Personal Presence (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Here was the scene. About 250 unhappy travelers were all gathered in a crowded departure lounge. Weather and traffic snarls on the East Coast were playing havoc with getting equipment and people where they needed to be. Here are some powerful lessons in personal presence as modeled by a Delta pilot on a stormy night in Atlanta. read more >

Marking Territory: A New CEO's Big Bet (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Marking Territory: A New CEO's Big Bet (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Technology & TelecomOpinion

It is natural that a new CEO wants to put his or her imprimatur on the company. A bold move to let the employees and stockholders know that “I am here and I am taking the reins” is part of the modus operandi for a new leader. After all, every new alpha wants to mark the territory. read more >

The Power of Peers (Goldberg on Leadership)

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In most businesses, no one speaks truth to power, so imagine the value of a dozen or so peers committed to a CEO's success. read more >

Thanks, Stephen (Goldberg on Leadership)

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An examination of Stephen Covey reveals that his progression in thinking closely mirrored his progression through life. read more >

Culture vs. Rules (Goldberg on Leadership)

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The recent drama at JP Morgan Chase has brought the subject of government regulation and oversight front and center again. read more >

Dream or Vision (Barry Goldberg on Leadership)

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One of the most critical and least attended factors for success - and one that can help weed out those seeds of failure early - is the difference between a dream and a vision. read more >