leadership development

Michael Bekins tells us why he and Kathy Uroda created Executive Springboard, the career redesign workshop.

Michael Bekins tells us why he and Kathy Uroda created Executive Springboard, the career redesign workshop.

How often do we hear or read about successful people who realize, later in their career, that it’s the journey, not the destination that matters most? It rings true, as most cliches do. It is certainly true with me, especially in the second half of my life. I am removing the clutter and focusing on what matters most, with a sense of urgency. 

10 reasons experience in Asia is good for your career.

10 reasons experience in Asia is good for your career.

Many executives head to Asia in the hope that the experience they get working in rapidly growing and changing markets will give them a competitive advantage. That’s not a bad plan: Asia is a region that rewards fast learners.

How Bosses Learn: Three Steps to Learning Through Career Inflection Points

Unless we are totally lacking in self-awareness, most of us would admit to failing in a new role. What separates the people who keep getting promoted from the managers who seem to get sidelined?

Thriving as head of Asia: a case study

It would be a mistake to assume that KC needed to be someone he was not in order to succeed in his new role. That was KC's fear. Through coaching, he figured out how to use his strengths while learning new skills.

Filling the talent pipeline, even as it is under construction

Building a sustainable pipeline doesn't just entail recruiting, training, and giving raises so your executives don't jump ship. Rather, it touches on building a strong culture of talent across the entire company which requires inspired leadership from the top.