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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…

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…

5 Ways You Can Get Ahead This Summer

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success For many senior executives, the summer is a time when things slow down a little. And with the regular cadence of meetings and interactions disjointed by vacations, it’s often the case that we arrive at…

A 10-Point Checklist for Better Team Decisions

If there’s one secret to achieving scalable success, it’s this: an organization’s leaders must be able to make high-quality team-based decisions – consistently and repeatedly. Why is this so much easier said than done, even for a team full of top…

Decision-Making Advice for Ford in the Wake of Big Change

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Yesterday, Ford announced that it had effectively fired Mark Fields, its President and Chief Executive Officer. And while a lot of the media’s focus has rightly been on both the impressive background…

Wells Fargo and the $75m Carpet-Cleaning Bill: Three Lessons for the Rest of Us

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Wells Fargo just announced that it’s clawing back a total of $75m from the two execs involved in the recent ‘phony accounts’ scandal (John Stumpf, ex-CEO, and former retail bank leader Carrie…