From the Blog...
“He is just not a fit for our culture.” How often do we promote or hire the “best and brightest” person only to have them flame out in a matter of months? The simple reason is that we misunderstand “fit” and therefore set them up to fail.
Enough has been said about Donald Sterling already. The real story for me is the widespread lapse of strong leadership within key organizations surrounding the Sterling controversy.
We as leaders have all had one of those days when someone knocks on the door (or calls) and you hear the words – “I have a problem.” For the rest of the day (and maybe more) this problem lurks in your thoughts and might wreak havoc with your plans for the day as you struggle to unravel and solve it. However, a bad day can also be an opportunity to clarify many things.