Tag Archives: Accountability

LEADERSHIP Presentation to Human Resource leaders & professionals in Hampton Roads, Va

A Journey to Exceptional Leadership to be presented in Hampton Roads, Va May 10, 2012 http://www.linkedin.com/osview/canvas?_ch_page_id=1&_ch_panel_id=1&_ch_app_id=2000&_applicationId=2000&_ownerId=0&appParams=%7B”event

The Sweet Salve of Success

A leadership trait that can be very valuable in the face of challenge and disappointment is the belief that everything happens for a reason. That is not to suggest that you adopt a nonchalant, do nothing attitude in the face … Read More

PRIVATE GAIN AT PUBLIC EXPENSE

The story continues. Banks and investment firms put their own interests and wealth accumulation  before the needs of their clients and customers. Despite public outrage at the reckless and self serving behavior that has unfortunately come to characterize many at … Read More

Join Me for “A Journey to Exceptional Leadership” Webinar this Friday

The University of Virginia has a Friday Forum webinar series. Join me this Friday February 17th from noon to 1pm for a look at your unique leadership character. Gain insights as to what makes you exceptional. http://www.alumni.virginia.edu/career/events/webinars.aspx Here is the … Read More

DEAR STEVE JOBS

To: Steve Jobs From: Betty Shotton Date: October 24,2011 Dear Steve, I’m not sure you will remember me but I wrote you a letter in August of 1985. At the time I was thirty three and smack dab in the … Read More

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A JOURNEY TO EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

A SEVEN MINUTE VIDEO EVERY LEADER SHOULD WATCH Make sure to watch it full screen by clicking on the bottom right corner.

INVESTOR’S DAILY Interview with Betty Shotton, Author of LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP 9-30-2011

When you hold yourself and others accountable for actions good or bad, you build a culture where people don’t make excuses. They’re able to reach their full potential. “It’s essential to investigate causes (of problems), but not to blame anyone … Read More

The future of Aviation in North Carolina

I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the annual conference for the North Carolina Association of Airport Executives. Led by organizational President Mark Wiebke of Charlotte International Airport, the conference highlighted the challenges and opportunities that face aviation today. The … Read More

How Values Worked for Benjamin Franklin – an article by John Paul Rollert

Ben Franklin’s MBA Oath (quoted from the Harvard Business Review Blog) 4:22 PM Wednesday July 28, 2010 by John Paul Rollert Consider America’s first code of business ethics, that contained in Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography. Written in fits and starts over … Read More

Leadership Lessons from the Lehman Collapse

In Response to: When Lehman’s Fall Called Capitalism into Question 8:24 AM Wednesday September 15, 2010 by John Paul Rollert Today marks a grim anniversary. It was two years ago on this day that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, an … Read More