Engaged Leadership Advisors


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The Executive and the Window Washer

September 26, 2015

When people ask me what I mean by being an engaged leader, I usually start by telling them a true story that serves as an example. This is one of my favorites: Many years ago I was hired to run the card, travel and travellers checks division of American Express for the UK and Ireland.…

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The Key Lime Pie story

September 12, 2015

Andrew Florance, CEO of CoStar: “One of the companies we acquired was holding one of their annual events–a conference for their biggest customers which included a very nice dinner. In the middle of this dinner, the person responsible for running the conference came up to me and, looking frantic, informed me there was an emergency.…

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September 1, 2015

Over the course of my career, I’ve had the good fortune to be exposed to a very wide range of business situations. I’ve led companies both big and small, in growth mode and in turn-around situations, public companies and those owned by private equity sponsors. I have also had to opportunity to advise those who…