How to Brief Senior Leaders and Make It Count

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You’ve been tasked with briefing the Big Boss on an important issue, and you want to hit a home run. Or at least you’d like to not screw up.

That’s no problem if you know this person well—how they like to receive information; the problems they’re grappling with; and how they come across when they’re annoyed, intrigued, or just being polite.

Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic

The essay below isn’t our usual essay on leadership, but we hope you’ll take about seven minutes to read it and benefit from it. We believe there are a couple of opportunities worth harvesting from the COVID-19 challenge.

First, history will judge organizational leaders by how they lead in these difficult times.

4 Ways to Revitalize the Team You Lead

“Revitalizing squadrons” was named General David Goldfein’s top priority when he took over as US Air Force’s Chief in 2016. Executive Leadership Group was asked to provide organizational behavior expertise to the Air Force team directed to tackle the problem (hey, they hire the very best!) and led by Maj General Stephen Davis.

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