In our work as performance consultants, we are discovering the critical importance of culture. It drives performance more than any one factor. Positive culture is one of trust, respect, clarity, accountability, and celebration.
Throughout my professional and personal leadership journey, I have developed a sense of clarity in that what people you lead crave the most is … well, clarity.
I first read this book in 2003. Tom Tierney’s wife, Karen, is an alumna of Georgetown College where I served as President. At that time, he was the Chief Executive of Bain & Company and Chairman of The Bridgespan Group, Bain’s nonprofit affiliate. Jay was the Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School.
Suzy Welch is a noted journalist and is a management consultant with Bain & Company. Jack Welch is often called the greatest CEO in America. He began his career with GE in 1960 and became the Chairman and CEO in 1981.
In my journey the past two years interviewing top performers, the most repeating characteristic by them all in one way or another is FOCUS! So how do you do develop this skill? Gary Keller give us tremendous insights.
This book review is about the awesome power of recognition. A senior staff person responding to the CEO’s emphasis on recognizing employees for jobs well done...
Bill Gates reads 52 books a year. Recently in an interview he cites Shoe Dog as one of the top 5 books he read all year. That endorsement motivated me to invest time and money to read it…