This is Part 2 of a 3-part series looking at the conversation between men, women and empowerment, and potential directions to maximize effectiveness in the face of #MeToo and #TimeIsUp. In Part 1, we addressed context. *** Now that we’ve taken a look at context and framing,...

I sat down to write this no fewer than five times. The past few months have been intense in the wake of “secrets” revealed in Hollywood, prominent men being fired or stepping down, echoes of #MeToo from women around the planet, and Oprah’s rousing call...

When I see clients running around, never quite getting ahead of the ball, my inner anthropologist kicks in. Such frenzied activity offers important clues which tell me those clients: (1) haven’t delegated enough; (2) are at the mercy of their calendar and outer circumstances; and...

That may seem counterintuitive. Who better to lead the company than the person who created it? What many founders fail to realize, however, is that a vision and its evangelization is nourished with a certain kind of fuel — and it’s very different from the...

When I was growing up, there was no label for my cultural situation; I was just hyper-aware of being different from my friends. My dad had a funny Italian accent, and mom a Scottish lilt, and we were all making our way here in the...

The new world of a Chief Operations Officer (COO) often looks like a world with no actual building. Often it comprises a virtual operation with teams stretched across multiple cultures and time zones. So how does that shift the job description?...