Make The Most Of Exit Interviews

At O’Rourke we talk a lot about the hiring process and succession planning, but we don’t often cover the benefits of exit interviews. Exit interviews are an opportunity to learn some unvarnished truths about your organization from someone who no longer has...

3 Ways Executives Can Help the CEO

CEOs benefit from executive teams that keep the big picture in mind as data are presented and look beyond day-to-day operations, writes veteran CEO Joel Trammell. “If you’re not clear about what you need, not even the CEO will be able to help...

Leaders Make the Difficult Decisions

Resilience is the quality of believing in your ability to bounce back should failure occur, writes George S. Everly Jr., and it is essential to meeting the challenges of leadership. Resilient leaders combine that toughness with a set of values wherein they consider...

The Leadership Legacy of Jon Stewart

Outgoing “Daily Show” host, Jon Stewart, has a knack for making people laugh as well as inspiring his team of writers and performers to strive for new heights, writes Sydney Finkelstein. “Many of us aim for financial or professional success. Stewart...