Is Ambition A Dirty Word?

Is Ambition A Dirty Word?

As the author of numerous reports regarding the psychological and behavioural characteristics of those being considered for advancement, recruitment or on-going development, I’ve considered, from time-to-time, whether ambition is a positive or negative trait. In the...
Executive Blindspots

Executive Blindspots

Let me start by saying that having emotional and behavioural blindspots are not the monopoly of executives. That said, the impact of senior most executives exhibiting blindspots on an organization can be pervasive and destructive not only to the individual manifesting...
Retirement is not for the Faint of Heart

Retirement is not for the Faint of Heart

A retired gentleman was telling his friend about a new restaurant he and his wife recently visited. “The food and service were great!” he said. His friend asked, “What’s the name of the place?” “Gee, I don’t remember,” he said, “What do you call the long stemmed...