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Trump’s Campaign Hits Whitewater

By Predictable Success President Dave McKeown Note: This is in no way meant to be an article about politics. (I’m an Irishman and can’t vote in the USA anyway!) It’s merely a good example of how any group of two or more people trying to achieve…

Yahoo’s Fatal Mistake

By Predictable Success CEO Les McKeown 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. Mayer,…

Confessions of a Visionary Leader

This article is written by Predictable Success Consultant Carissa Figgins. Carissa Figgins, Predictable Success Consultant I’ve noticed that my employees have adopted a refrain about me and how I tend to lead. It goes like this, “Who knows…

Visionaries Lost in Translation

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Visionary leaders have many fine strengths (just like Operator, Processor and Synergist leaders). Unfortunately, a clear, actionable communication style is not one of them. Operating as they do…

The Worrying Lesson for Every Business Leader in Apple’s Earnings Announcement

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Financial journalists are pretty much agreed that Apple blew it out of the water with last week’s earnings announcement. Higher than expected revenue and profits, increased dividends (and a promise…

Are you a change agent – or just an arsonist?

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com It’s a good time of the year to start something new. Actually, any time of the year is a good time to start something new. When it comes to change, the time of the year isn’t usually at issue….

The Whole Picture

At the Inc. 500|5000 Conference, Les gave a presentation about the 7 Stages of Every Growing Business. In it, he explained not only the stages of Predictable Success, but also the key team members involved and how their leadership styles impact…

Carpet-Bombing The Organization: Leaders Who Talk To Think

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Some leaders – specifically, those with a Visionary style – use debate and discussion as a way to frame their thoughts and opinions. To find out what they really think about a problem or…