Posts made in January, 2007

  • Today’s Wall Street Journal Boss Talk article interviews Ken Favaro, co-chairman of Marakon Associates. He discusses the challenge, or “tension”, leaders face in balancing conflicting business goals. One set of conflicting goals is the need to build individual business unit autonomy versus the need to strengthen the company as a whole. Too much focus on […]

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  • A recent article in Chief Learning Officer’s online magazine has the headline, “Majority of Employees Don’t Seek Advice from Boss.” Is this news? The article cites research from CO2 Partners, whose President, Gary Cohen, states that “someone’s immediate report would be the logical starting place for advice…” Really? I’m not at all surprised that only […]

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