Tag: storm

A Perfect Storm: The Macro Forces Impacting Global Companies

In business, everything changes, everything evolves—yet nothing can compare to the levels of disruption and uncertainty leaders are facing in 2020. Even before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a variety of political, economic, social, environmental, and technological factors were percolating, creating a perfect storm for disruption. These macro-forces continue to challenge the ways organizations think about doing business, raising many questions about what the new…

The Newest Leadership Concept that will take 2019 by Storm: “Sunshining”!

Have you heard of “Sunshining“? I’m guessing most of us haven’t. I came from Reed Hastings the CEO at Netflix. Netflix has a really transparent work environment and Reed and his executive team has started telling employees exactly why someone has been fired. They call these talks “Sunshining”! It’s not just about explaining why someone got fired, it could be about almost anything. This…

Inside the 'Shark Tank' fight that caused 3 investors to storm off the set

In the latest episode of “Shark Tank,” Christopher Gray, the cofounder and CEO of scholarship database company Scholly, left the Tank with a big smile. He’d just gotten the exact deal he wanted with two Sharks, Lori Greiner and Daymond John. The investors, on the other hand, weren’t so happy. Left by themselves, a yelling match ensued that caused Robert Herjavec, Kevin O’Leary, and…