Powerful First Steps Toward The Fusion Process

Relationship building provides a key element in the process of “fusing” teams together. Consider a simple phone call that made all the difference. The “red phone” rang and Ray Davis, then CEO of Umpqua Bank, answered. “This is Ray Davis of the World’s Greatest Bank....

What’s Your Title?

Mother, Hugger, Keeper of the Culture? That title adorned Colleen Abdoulah’s business cards, just above her other title, Chief Executive Officer of WOW! Cable & Internet (NYSE: WOW). So what gives? Abdoulah, a corporate titan by any measure, leads with the title...

Our Best Leaders Make It Personal

“From that point on, the power of name recognition has resonated with me,” Jeff Pinneo said, recalling a profound moment in his early career. Pinneo was a flight attendant, welcoming passengers onboard a Continental Airlines flight to Houston when a Continental vice...