archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Don’t Hide Bad News in Times of Crisis

Executive Summary The instinct during a crisis is to suppress bad news — something that Chinese and, to a degree, the U.S. governments have done during the coronavirus epidemic. But leaders must recognize that speaking up early and often is vitally important during a fast-moving crisis. Taking the reputational hit today from the release of bad […]

Networking Doesn’t Have to Be Self-Serving

Nicholas Rigg/Getty Images Successful leaders who shift their attention to tackling big, societal problems can be overwhelmed by how little control they actually have. But, by using network-building and collaboration skills, they can navigate a path to successful innovation and transformational change.  Here are the stories of three such efforts and the six essential lessons […]

Perseverance, Patience and Passion

Guest post by Riccardo Pozzoli: Visionary enthusiasm must be balanced by a good dose of reality, because at the beginning it is important to proceed carefully. Setting a target that is not too easily achievable can provide the impetus to secure a great result. When you start from scratch with a new idea, you have […]