By Michael Fulton
Michael D. Watkins’ enduring book “The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter” was first published in 2003, expanded and updated ten years later, and today remains an international bestseller and proven guide for leaders changing jobs or careers. Watkins' book acknowledges that expectations are steep when walking into a new role. He challenges leaders to think, assess and plan from (before) day one to the end of three ...
No leader works in a vacuum. It is critical to build teams that are well-positioned to cooperate, communicate and engage, particularly in the context of an organization’s culture. And given that an alarming percentage of C-suite hires are unsuccessful—CHROs reported a 10 to 50 percent C-suite succession failure rate in one survey—boards and hiring committees have a responsibility to collect as much information about a candidate as possible.
A 2010 study examined ...
December is a time for celebrating with family and friends and—when you’ve had enough holiday cheer—a time to retreat to a cozy, fireside chair and catch up on reading. Here are three books to help you reset, recharge and revive your leadership style for 2019... and one thrilling book with a cautionary tale.
"Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t" by Simon Sinek
As a classicist, one ...