The Dark Side of Leadership

Are You Still Angry?

In a recent photo posted on NASA’s website, we’re treated to an image of a solar Canyon of Fire. The image has been colorized so that we can see the remarkable details of the eruption that...

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What Season is Your Company In?

In this week’s CBS Moneywatch blog, I suggest that Apple is in autumn and about to enter its winter period. The question is: what season is your company in, and what do you do once...

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How to Develop Your Noble Obsession

As I noted this week in my CBS MoneyWatch blog, a key to leadership is having a “noble obsession.” While not influenced by the book of the same title about Charles Goodyear (one of the...

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Learn Instant Rapport in 18 Minutes

Word mapping is one of the most valuable leadership tools I’ve ever seen. It causes people to think you read their minds, can be deeply seductive and (if you could go back in time), it...

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Mistakes, scandals, and atrocity

In a recent episode of Scandal, Olivia Pope and her media relations team rush in to manage a crisis involving a CEO, her family, and the professor with whom the CEO had had an affair....

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