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Why Great Leaders Lose Their Mojo

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Ever hired a bona fide, battle-proven high performer, only to see them stumble and flame out under your watch? Maybe it’s happened to you. There you are, blazing a trail, breaking records, getting the…

Leadership for Grown-ups

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Watch any youthful organization and you’ll recognize a predictable leadership pattern at work: One, sometimes two Visionary founders, working with a bunch of high-energy, hard-charging…

What Your Team Won’t Tell You About Your Leadership Skills

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success As you’ve heard from us many, many times, the single most important key to managing a business in Predictable Success is something we call HQTBDM – the mind-numbingly mundane, yet incredibly important…

3 Signs You’re Too Busy to Be Brilliant

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success The last five years have produced an increasingly fevered body of business-speak that has achieved almost cult-like status. Expressed variously as ‘always be shipping’, or ‘fail fast’, the people who…

The Two Most Common Imbalances in Executive Teams

By Dave McKeown, President of Predictable Success Previously, we saw that the precise formula for building a leadership team that scales requires a perfect balance of the Visionary, Operator, Processor and Synergist mindset in your…

The Precise Leadership Formula That Will Scale Your Business

By Dave McKeown, President of Predictable Success V + O + P + S = 960 where V=O=P=S That’s it. That’s the precise formula for scaling your business. As you know, we’re all one (or a mixture of) four leadership styles – Visionary,…

The TSA: Here’s What Happens Next

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success It’s no secret that travel this summer is proving even more stressful than usual, thanks to absurdly long lines at TSA-staffed security checkpoints. Unless you’ve been hibernating, you can’t have missed…

Yahoo’s Fatal Mistake

By Les McKeown, CEO of Predictable Success Given recent press reports, it’s somewhat eye-popping to recall the near-adulation that accompanied Marissa Mayer’s initial appointment as CEO at Yahoo (YHOO). I’ve nothing whatsoever against Ms….