Adam Neumann’s fall shows how going public can crush a startup CEO (Article)

“WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s loss of control of the company shows what happens when a leader lacks self-awareness and few around him are willing to speak the truth,” writes Harry in his latest piece for Business Insider. “Instead of leading his company into one of the most anticipated initial public offerings (IPO) of the year, Neumann has been demoted to

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A great example of ‘Those Guys’

In my classes and talks I often mention “those guys,” a mysterious, magical group of men and women that people will often refer to as the ones they’re waiting for to solve a given problem, large or small. True values-based leaders, however, recognize that THEY are “those guys,” and they take it upon themselves to find meaningful solutions and make

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Regarding the Business Roundtable’s “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation”

As you may have read, this past Monday the Business Roundtable, which consists of more than 200 CEOs of large American corporations, released their “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation.” Though representing a wide range of companies, the CEOs signed a shared commitment to the following: Delivering value to our customers Investing in our employees Dealing fairly and ethically

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When is it Too Much to Tolerate? If Ever, Now.

Given the craziness of U.S. politics over the past several years, I avoid addressing the topic very often in my writing. This doesn’t mean I ignore what’s happening in our country; frankly, it’s impossible to.  However, I try not to “take sides,” and I strive to look at issues from a “balanced perspective,” seeking to understand ALL sides. I give

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