Leadership

How to Coach Your Team Using the Columbo Playbook

The late Peter Falk mesmerized audiences for decades as everyone’s favorite bumbling TV detective on the classic series Columbo. For Boomers, who can forget the cigar-smoking, trench coat-wearing, old car-driving detective? The detective who used seemingly random questioning methods to uncover the truth of a criminal’s actions. Falk would famously exit Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Leadership

You Can Be a Visionary Leader

A few years ago, I interviewed Dennis Bakke, co-founder and longtime CEO of the worldwide energy giant AES Corporation. Dennis told me how he helped create a company where each employee was encouraged to dream, work hard, and make important decisions. He chronicled his leadership journey in his best-selling book Joy Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Leadership

Moving from Stress-Filled to Fearless Leadership

Chicago’s daily commute can drive employees mad, just ask a psychiatrist who battles the urban jungle and comments “It takes anywhere from 30 minutes to several centuries–at least subjectively.” Forbes magazine unveiled their annual list of America’s 40 Most Stressful Cities and you guessed it, Chicago ranked number one for the second Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago