Corner Office

Corner Office

It's Time To Say 'Goodbye'

Reviewing essential themes of my 15 years writing the Corner Office.

by Mark Sheffert

Case Study: Lessons On Protecting Reputation

Your business’s reputation is gained in inches, but lost in miles.

The Emotional Side Of Culture

Senior leaders must instill the emotional culture of their organization.

Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks

New C-level executives benefit from deeply experienced mentors.

Non-Profits Or Non-Passions?

Many nonprofits share similar problems that make them “non-passions.”

Leadership Is No Popularity Contest

Leaders make tough decisions, disrupt the status quo and sometimes need to say no.

Gutsy Board Governance

It’s time for more backbone in the boardroom.

Why Should Anyone Want To Follow Your Leadership?

Identifying the six most important characteristics of a leader.

Taking Dysfunction Out Of Cross-Functional Teams

Overcome obstacles to success with KISS (Keep it simple, stupid).

Lessons From VW's Deceptive Culture

Volkswagen’s board and management are focused on the wrong aim.

Masqueraded Leadership

Bill George’s new book, Discover Your True North, unmasks authentic leadership.

The Chief 'Execution' Officer

For strategy execution, the devil’s in the details.

Rehumanizing The Organization

Are your people considered valued assets or costs to be managed?

Strategy Isn't The Silver Bullet

To hit the bull’s-eye, organizational culture must be considered.

Want To Scale The C-Level Mountain, Huh?

Be sure you’re prepared when you finally reach the peak.

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Why We Need More Bill Coopers

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