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Pushups in Prison (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Pushups in Prison (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

OpinionHealth Care

If the organizations we lead are going to survive, they need our focus and attention. And for now, like Sisyphus, our reward is not to move to the next opportunity or challenge, but instead to do it all over again tomorrow. read more >

'Hey Boss — You're Fired!' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

'Hey Boss — You're Fired!' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The fired boss is more and more left out of the loop, not consulted, worked around and occasionally even publicly challenged by his direct reports. And the worst part is, the more he is ignored by the organization that reports to him, the more he grasps for control. read more >

A Practical Way to Build Culture (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

A Practical Way to Build Culture (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegal

Organizational culture is often fuzzy. It is too easy to create a lofty, aspirational set of principles that read well but lose their power when it comes to practical day-to-day operations. That fuzziness is evident in the way most leaders even define culture. read more >

Take a Walk (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Take a Walk (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Opinion

One of the main benefits of being out and about is that a leader gets to see how things really get done. But if your physical presence is rare, you are likely training your employees unintentionally. read more >

The Cobbler's Kid (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

The Cobbler's Kid (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

OpinionBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

The reasons that change projects take too long, cost too much, do not deliver promised results or never get over the line point to failures in leadership far more often than failures in execution. read more >

People Leave Bosses, Not Jobs (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

People Leave Bosses, Not Jobs (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Opinion

If people leave bad bosses, then that means they stay for good ones. In short, a system that spends more to bring in talent and get new hires ready for responsibilities is wasting its time and effort if there is no process for improving those skills and capacity for management. read more >