40 Percent of Leaders Fail in a New Position after 18 Months

QUESTION: Is your leadership success transferable from one company to another or from one position to another? PROBLEM: Research shows that 40% of leaders fail after 18 months in a new position. The biggest cause of derailment is NOT: a lack of team skills, or a lack of relationship skills, or a lack of business drivers, or a lack industry experience. The biggest derailer is a misfit with the corporate culture.

Inspiring Brilliant Jerks to be Brilliant Leaders

PETER is a rising star at Zeon. He has produced exceptional RESULTS He has turned around his department from bankruptcy to making substantial profits And yet his ABRASIVE behavior has caused 3 times more turnover than the rest of the company. GEORGE is a brilliant CHILD CARDIOLOGIST, one of the best in the country. You strived to have this person work for you and yet the cardiologist’s deplorable bedside manner is ruining the hospital’s reputation.

Similitude’s Between a Chorus Director and a Football Coach

Katrina Burrus interviews Alain Woodbridge, the chorus master at the Geneva Opera House: What type of leadership is required to be a chorus master? What were your biggest challenges managing a chorus? How do you overcome these challenges? How would you compare your leadership managing a chorus to managing a football team? What tips would you suggest to a younger version of yourself at the beginning of your career?

Leadership at Sotheby’s

Located in the major world center for Jewelry auctions, Sotheby’s Geneva has held many notable world-class sales at its historic Beau-Rivage Hotel location on the shore of Lake Geneva. Caroline Lang is Co-Chair of Sothebys Switzerland. She also the chairman of the impressionist, modern and contemporary art of Sothebys, Switzerland. She is an International Auctioneer and, in summary, a very capable person.