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The Icarus Syndrome: 3 Warning Signs Every Leader Should See

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Call it the Icarus Syndrome: A once high-flying business leader finds they can’t get a break – at least not until their board hands them an enforced break, by way of a firing or a sabbatical. How can…

Amazon and Whole Foods: Why No Strategy Is Sometimes the Best Strategy

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Amazon’s just-announced purchase of Whole Foods reminded me of the time, years ago, when I started writing articles like these. Back then, I faced the same challenge every wanna-be regular writer faces -…

Shattering the Myths of Team Dysfunction

Even when a team is assembled from the best and brightest within your organization, they won’t all work together effectively. While it’s tempting to say it’s due to the specific people involved, the truth is actually much different. Discover what…

Madison Avenue’s CEO on Disney, Oprah and Finding a Framework That Works

  Not many people kick off their careers with Oprah Winfrey, and follow it up with five years at Disney. The lessons Sara Rahn learned from these billion-dollar brands continue to serve her and her Fortune 500 clients well. But fulfilling…

Determined & Driven? Bring Your Talents to Our Team!

Are you looking for an opportunity to truly shine? One where your focus and persistence will pay off – both financially and in the advancement of your career? If so, then our Sales Rep role could be perfect for you! We’re seeking someone who…

Hear What the Future Holds for Your Business

Ever wish you could see into the future? Specifically, what challenges your business will face next, so you’d know how to address them head on? That’s precisely what Dave McKeown examines in this new interview. Listen as he talks with Building a…

Fit to Role Assessment

Ever hired a bona fide hotshot, only to see them stumble and flame out under your watch? There this individual is, blazing a trail and breaking records, then everything starts going awry. Nothing they try seems to go well, everything feels forced…

Uber: What Just Happened (and Why They’re About to Blow It)

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success The last few days have effectively handed the car-sharing space to Uber’s competitors. It may take a while – my guess is 24-30 months or so – but expect the market to become increasingly…