Plutarch’s Lives-Themistocles and Camillus

12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. In this episode, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox begin a 10-part summer series on leadership lessons...

Goldman Sachs, 100+ Hour Work Weeks and Millennials

Richard Lummis is on assignment this week so I am pleased to host Alyson Van Hooser, well know leadership consultant and coach. She is a partner at Van Hooser Associates. In this episode, we discuss the story of the Goldman Sachs employees and their PP slide deck...

Thomas Gelmi on What is Possible in Leadership

Richard Lummis is on assignment this week so I am pleased to host Thomas Gelmi. Gelmi is a world-renowned executive coach and leadership trainer. In this episode, he explains why he is so passionate about leadership and executive coaching. Highlights include: What is...

Woodrow Wilson, Part 2-the Presidential Years and Beyond

Richard Lummis and Tom Fox conclude a two-part series on leadership lessons from Woodrow Wilson. In this Part 2, we look at lessons from Wilson’s two terms as President, his illness and short post-Presidential life and early death. Highlights of this podcast include:...

How to Brief Senior Leadership

Richard Lummis and I are back for another episode of 12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership. Today, we take up the issue of how to brief senior leadership in an organization. This podcast is based upon a recent Harvard Business Review article How to Brief a...

What is Focused Leadership?

Richard Lummis and I are back for another episode of 12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership. Today, we take up the issue of what is ‘focused leadership’. Our podcast is based on the Harvard Business Review article, The Focused Leader by Dan Goldman, who...

Year End Wrap Up

Richard Lummis and I are back for another episode of 12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership. Today, we end this most unusual year of 2020 with our annual wrap up and look forward into 2020. We consider where have we been over the past year with our...

Crucibles of Leadership

In this episode of 12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership, Richard Lummis and myself consider how leaders grew and evolved during crucible crisis in their professional careers. This podcast is based on the Harvard Business Review article, Crucibles of...