Entries by Dee

Innovative Leadership Fieldbook Awarded 2012 International Book Award – ‘Best Business Reference Book’

Columbus, OH, June 4, 2012 – Metcalf & Associates, Inc. today announced that the Innovative Leadership Fieldbook, written by CEO Maureen Metcalf and Principle, Mark Palmer, was named Best Business Reference Book in the 2012 International Book Awards. The book was also a finalist in the overall Business E-book category. “Leadership needs innovation the way […]

Bob Irwin – Human Change Follows a Predictable Process and Takes Time

Bob Irwin presented at the TechColumbus Leadership Series where veteran “business builders” shared their philosophies in a conversational setting.  This event is sponsored by Vorys. Mr. Irwin is the President of TDCI, a company providing enterprise technology solutions and services since 1992. Bob has worked in several senior roles, such as President and CEO of […]

Leadership Boosts the Bottom Line

The Seventh Annual Hay Group Study finds leadership boosts the bottom line. Best companies outperform the S&P 500 almost 2x over 10 years.  The study was quite comprehensive and the key findings worth reading.  We will focus on a small subset in this post. According to the study, “The Best Companies for Leadership distinguish themselves by […]

Is Your Leadership Creating or Destroying Value?

According to a report published by Deloitte on March 29, 2012 revealing just how market perceptions of leaders move share prices. See excerpt from report below: “In surveys and interviews in the United Kingdom, United States, China, India, Japan and Brazil, stock market analysts told Deloitte they’d award significant premiums for effective leadership and levy […]

What Do Your Relationships Say About You?

Who to partner with is a critical decision. The pilots of these planes put their lives on the line based on the people they fly with.  While most of us do not face these consequences, our choices still have an impact. Chose poorly and you could invite serious damage to your reputation and your ability […]

Leadership Lessons from the Susan G. Komen Foundation

This is a guest post by Dani Robbins, a Metcalf & Associates, Inc. Associate. As we all know by now, the Susan G. Komen Foundation Board of Directors adopted and then quickly revised (in response to fierce opposition) a policy that disallowed financial support to organizations that are under investigation, even politically motivated investigations, after […]