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Past Executive Briefings

The Neglected Middle-Market Executive

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2007 When I wrote about Peter Drucker in a previous issue I realized something that will seem very obvious to many of you but, I nevertheless think is significant. Most of the big names (Peter Drucker, Jim Collins, John Kotter, etc.) that write about leadership are writing about life in Read More >

Managing the 21st Century Worker

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2007 Bribing employees to be content and to remain your employees by giving them bonuses, stock options and other monetary incentives is the dominant retention strategy used by corporate America. Unfortunately, that works best in emerging fast growth businesses and during a rising stock market or boom as Microsoft was Read More >

The Importance of Managing Your Boss

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D. copyright 2007 It’s obvious that successful leaders know how to manage others. But woe to thee who doesn’t learn how to manage one’s boss (or board/investors in the case of CEOs). Frank was a successful SVP of Marketing for a fast growing $300 million/year revenue high tech company. His CEO recently Read More >

Team Building Without Time Wasting: A Case Study

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D. copyright 2007 In the book, Coaching for Leadership: How the World’s Greatest Coaches Help Leaders Learn, Marshall Goldsmith and Howard Morgan describe a practical team building approach that is effective, empowering and highly focused. Called, Team Building Without Time Wasting (TBWTW), their approach offers the specific steps and the insights needed Read More >

New Year’s Leadership Tips That Anyone Can Use

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., © 2008 In today’s free agent economy, very smart people want to grow and will only stay at companies that help them do that. “Pay them well, pay them fairly and then do everything you can do to make them forget about the money” (Alfie Kahn). Most people respect and appreciate Read More >

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