Failure

Diversity Failure of Leadership

Diversity in Leadership Matters: Comcast’s NBC Universal Peacock Example

Welcome to 2020. Please don’t expect major corporations to grasp the concept of true diversity, unless you help. We see another example today, presented by Comcast’s subsidiary, NBC Universal, while launching the new streaming service, Peacock. What Happened To raise awareness and anticipation about the upcoming launch, NBC Universal created a series of commercials with […]

Diversity in Leadership Matters: Comcast’s NBC Universal Peacock Example Read More »

Mary Bono, Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics, Nike, and Spencer Stuart

USA Gymnastics Demonstrates Failure at Leadership Selection in the Digital Media Age

On Saturday, USA Gymnastics announced the role of interim President and CEO will be filled by Mary Bono. In selecting Bono, USA Gymnastics joins an unfortunate list of companies failing to conduct a basic analysis of digital media, before making critical leadership decisions. At issue is at least one post where Ms. Bono attacked Nike,

USA Gymnastics Demonstrates Failure at Leadership Selection in the Digital Media Age Read More »

External Interview Candidate

External Hires May Highlight a People Development Failure

I’ve hired externally many times in my career. In some instances, it was necessary due to excessive growth or the entry-level nature of a role. In other cases, it was because I failed to develop internal team members. When External Hires are Required When I was at an educational institution, we had to grow very

External Hires May Highlight a People Development Failure Read More »

Businessman Fired, Told to Get Out or Asked for Resignation

My Great Failure, Part 3: Needing Where I Should be Leading

The Scenario: An Unrealistic Demand While working for a large, rapidly expanding non-profit, I was tasked with upgrading the organization’s technology. We anticipated doubling in scale over 12 months. Adding to the challenge was an already understaffed technology department, supporting antiquated technology. The task was daunting, but we had an amazing team. My boss, the

My Great Failure, Part 3: Needing Where I Should be Leading Read More »

Scroll to Top
We Value Your Privacy

This site uses cookies to enhance your experience. We do not share, sell, or lease your information for any other purpose.