Is Talent Cursed?

In a recent article in the May-June issue of Harvard Business Review by Jennifer and Gianpiero Petriglieri titled the ‘Talent Curse’, the authors posited the following problem: “When people are groomed as future leaders, they often feel trapped by others’ expectations and fixate on proving themselves worthy. Sometimes they end up blandly conforming to their […]

On Culture and Behavior at ESPN-The Third Reason

In our last post we discussed the second reason (Culture supports everything a business is trying to do. It drives quality, profit, and employee passion.) culture is important from their book “Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom, George Bodenheimer and Donald T. Phillips (Authors). In […]