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WHY IS BECHEK BEST LOVED CEO?

WHY IS BECHEK BEST LOVED CEO? In a recent Glassdoor poll, Bain & Co’s CEO Bob Bechek was rated best CEO.Why…? ¨He has received little press, but in a recent Q&A by the MBA site Poets & Quants, he’s described as being known as modest with a “self-deprecating wit” and calls empathy and perseverance the most essential qualities …

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HELP PEOPLE…

¨This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people.¨ … I didn’t say that. …

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WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?

I spent last the summer with my in-laws in their compound in Amman, Jordan. Due to the close quarters, there is much time for communion, conversations and insights following them. A couple of times during our stay, my father-in-law has told me he was impressed with my mothering. That I was patient and handled the …

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Article About the Benefits of Executive Coaching

Hi all – I am re-printing an article I co-wrote with an executive coach associate about the benefits of (executive) coaching: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xp1b1qbgb6eonk8/COACH%20JO-MY%20ARTICLE%20ON%20BENEFITS%20OF%20COACHING.pdf?dl=0 The reason I am bringing it back to life is because it is a more pertinent topic than ever. I just read that the most successful companies spent up to three times more …

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ARE YOU ENGAGED?

In a recent conversation with a friend working in government she confided that, due to budget cuts, she had been asked to ¨self manage¨. I.e., work without a manager or direct supervisor to help and guide her. She had to talk to herself about what to do next and if her choices were good or …

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