The Refining Fires of Leadership: Surviving and Reemerging from Failure or Loss

All great leaders have faced a moment or moments in their lives when they experienced great loss, engaged in personal failings, faced some health or financial calamity, or met a moment that was beyond their ability to handle. It is the “crucible of leadership,” as Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas named these experiences in […]

Looking for a Job, Part 5: Acing the Interview … and the Follow-Up

This is the final article in a series on how to succeed in a job search in this tough economy. I also would argue that these are principles that also tend to guarantee success in life. You have searched for an opportunity, you’ve applied for the job, you’ve adequately networked, and now the interview is […]