Guest: Ahmed Hassan, a coach at CEO Coaching International with 30-plus years of global expertise in operations, strategy, leadership, and business development.
Quick Background: Saving a failing business is never just about driving up profit. A successful turnaround starts with recalibrating the company's accountability and its belief in Making BIG Happen together.
On today's show, Ahmed Hassan discusses the three-step process he used to rescue distressed businesses all over the world, as well as a major personal challenge that forced him to redefine what success means in business and in life.
Guest: Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Professor Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, specializing in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. She is the author or co-author of 20 books, including her latest, Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World, One Smart Innovation at a Time. She is the former chief editor of Harvard Business Review and has been repeatedly named to lists such as the 50 Most Powerful Women in the World and the 50 Most Influential Business Thinkers in the World.
Overview: Business management fads come and go. But truly effective leadership applies tried-and-true principles in innovative ways that solve complex problems, inspire team members, and Make BIG Happen for the whole company.
On today's show, Prof. Cantor discusses the enduring qualities of great leadership and how to deal with the BIG challenges facing companies today.