Will Ford’s Problems Be Solved with Car Guy Jim Farley as CEO? — Latest Content – Car and Driver

In a one-on-one conversation with Autoweek, Ford's soon-to-be-CEO talks about what he has planned, including making more Fords people can afford.Will Ford's Problems Be Solved with Car Guy Jim Farley as CEO? — Latest Content - Car and Driver There's something satisfying knowing the incoming CEO of a fabled car company is in one of his …

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Work-From-Home Leadership

https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2020/08/3-tips-leading-wfh-environment As I talk to industry colleagues, consult and advise companies on business opportunities and interview with a range of companies seeking to fill leadership positions, it is clear there is not one way companies are dealing with the virtual work environment. During this pandemic, work-from-home (WFH) has transitioned from a "nice-to-have" aspect of a …

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The Entrepreneurial Leader Conundrum

https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2020/06/why-entrepreneurs-become-bad-managers-and-how-be-better-one In the attached article, Rizwan Virk writes about a classic conundrum all entrepreneurs must deal with as their company grows; how to convert from a "doer" to a "leader." Virk talks about how entrepreneurs can quickly fall into bad management behavior by getting trapped in one of two scenarios: MicromanagementAbsentee Management Obviously these are …

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Leadership Agility & Empathy

https://www.bcg.com/en-us/publications/2020/leadership-post-covid-19.aspx Boston Consulting Group (BCG) recently published an article describing the characteristics and behaviors necessary for leaders in the post-pandemic world. "Leadership in the New Now" rightly looks at how leaders will be successful as economies begin to re-emerge, but uncertainty still remains. More than ever, agility and empathy are going to be paramount for …

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Good Leadership Is Not Situation Dependent

In the article https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/is-good-leadership-different-during-a-crisis, the question is asked by the author, Duc V. Trang: "Is good leadership in fact different in a crisis situation than that in periods of no crisis? Or is it simply a matter of degree?" Think about it. If we were to outline what an effective leader does in "non-crisis" times, what would …

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Carb Loaded

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=carb+loaded+documentary I recently watched a documentary on amazon.com/amazonprime called Carb-Loaded, and would encourage anyone who is interested in health & wellness, either for themselves or for their organization, to watch it. It follows a similar theme to other health & wellness documentaries - that what we are eating is hurting us, making us sick, driving …

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When Demand Strains the Supply Chain

https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/georgia-pacific-working-to-keep-up-with-toilet-paper-demand I'm sure you've seen it. Grocery store shelves, 20 - 30 feet long and three levels high, completely sold out of...toilet paper? There's an interesting behavioral phenomenon occurring right now, as panic buying is driving people to purchase 5X more toilet paper than they would ever use. Interviews with grocery executives from Kroger, Wal*Mart …

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The Relationship Between Leadership & Culture

https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2020/03/are-you-leading-culture-your-organization-or-culture-leading-you Which comes first, the leader shaping the culture or the culture affecting and shaping the leadership? In this article by Janet Szumal, it's not as much a question of which comes first, but recognizing there is a fluid and constantly influencing relationship between the leadership and culture. Think about a sample of the most …

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