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Leadership and career
May 10, 2017

What is Your Ethical Culture?

This article was republished with permission from Tom Fox’s FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog. The indictments earlier this year of executives from Takata and Volkswagen roiled many in the business world and ethics and compliance arena. Coming on the heels of the Wells Fargo scandal, one might wonder how corporations can stop…
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Leadership and career
February 3, 2017

Are You Tough Enough to Cross the Rubicon?

By: Linda Henman During the Roman republic, the river Rubicon marked the boundary between the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul to the northeast and Italy proper to the south. The river distinguished not only the geographic boundaries for the province but also the military restrictions for governors and magistrates. Therefore, rulers required generals to disband…
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March 18, 2015

Leadership: Selling Change

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search “We cannot live without change.  The race for survival in this world is not to the strongest, but to the most adaptive.”  -- Jong-Yong Yun, Samsung Chairman You are a leader and you recognize that change is constant.  A company must constantly reinvent itself…
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February 10, 2015

Leadership: Finding Opportunities Requires Optimism

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search Change is constant in your organization if the company is adapting and responding to the marketplace.  I witnessed this in my tenure at GE.  I would often respond to my boss at GE with trepidation and anxiety associated with yet another change.  Little…
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February 3, 2015

Wage War on Change Fatigue in the New Year

By: Shaun Spearmon Another year has come and gone, and now it’s time to hit the reset button -- right? While the thought of turning the page on both the previous year’s successes and failures excites most leaders, changing course and setting new strategies in motion can leave the rest…
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January 9, 2015

Be a Better Manager in 2015

Did you make any New Year's resolutions this year?  Every January, many of us make plans to improve ourselves, inside and out.  We'll be more generous, lose weight, save more, drink less.  For some, the resolutions are more professional in nature; we'll change jobs, take the next step up the…
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December 30, 2014

Managing Change When Opposition is Thick

Change is hard.  It's why the status quo is so pervasive.  Above all else, we fear what we don't know or understand; this applies as much to our professional lives as our personal lives.  Any leader who has sought to drive their organization forward has necessarily felt some pushback from…
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October 23, 2014

Change Management Made Simple

There's nothing certain in life but death and taxes.  And change, of course.  We can count on change as sure as we can count on the sun rising in the morning.  As Sam Cooke sang it years ago, "a change is gonna come."  This is doubly true for businesses, where…
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Leadership and career
October 7, 2014

Excuse Me, Do You Mind if I Deliver Inferior Performance?

New excuses for inferior performance crop up just as fast as one can whack them down—reminiscent of Whack-a-Mole, a game that involved forcing individual plastic moles back into their holes by hitting them directly on the head with a mallet. This week I encountered a new breed of mole related…
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September 17, 2014

Reflections from a Survivor of a Corporate Train Wreck

This post is brought to us by Jim Nortz, a thought leader in ethics and compliance and the titular corporate train wreck survivor.  It's difficult perhaps to recognize the "point of no return" when you're on a runaway train, but (as they say) hindsight is 20/20.  Today, Jim takes a…
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