Change is the only evidence of life

Posted by on Feb 2, 2009

Change is the only evidence of life. —Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966), English novelist

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Gartner: Firms At Risk Of Losing Women Technologists

Posted by on Nov 30, 2008

What are the key strengths of women technologists to help corporations navigate the new global economy? Gartner singles out 5 gender-based traits CIOs should pay attention to when building IT staffs.

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Robert Reich: The Economics of People

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008

Robert Reich (former Labor Secretary under President Clinton) comments on the need for a new way to think about people as globalization, disruptive technology and aging demographics bear down on the U.S. economy.

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VIDEO: Leadership Lessons from Craig Donohue, Merc CEO

Posted by on Jun 15, 2008

In his video, Craig Donohue (Merc CEO) advises on: Whom to hire, Succeeding as a young manager, Handling office politics, and Managing on a global stage.

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International Executives Group – Global Talent at its Best [Presentation Attached]

Posted by on Jan 31, 2008

Curious about the current and future state of global talent? Check out my presentation about the ‘Battle for Brainpower’, in my discussion with IEG members - senior level executives who have held significant global positions.

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Lunch with Carly Fiorina

Posted by on Jun 30, 2007

In her new book, Tough Choices, Carly Fiorina focuses on the role of change in effective leadership. Check out some highlighted leadership attributes by a senior leader who has spent over 17 years helping organizations transform and change.

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Can Innovation and Creativity Be Learned?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2007

How is your organization helping your people to develop skills in creativity and innovation critical for business success? Creative, innovative results can be achieved if people are prepared in advance. Build these 6 guidelines into your brainstorming session to get people "out of the box" to increase your likelihood for success.

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Cross Pollination: Pharma & Fashion

Posted by on Apr 30, 2007

William McComb, pharma industry veteran turns CEO of fashion company, Liz Claiborne Inc. Read about his 6 achievements that enabled him to cross industry boundaries.

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The battle for brainpower: A survey of talent

Posted by on Mar 15, 2007

As a leader, are you thinking about the short- and long-term future of your team? Read the 4 key insights revealed by "The battle for brainpower: A survey of talent" in The Economist magazine’s October 7th issue. And note the calls to action!

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An Innovation Salon in Action

Posted by on Feb 15, 2007

Northwestern University’s Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems [NICO] provided some interesting ideas around how to incorporate complexity science and network science into my role as a retained executive search consultant. More key findings to come.

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