In 1995, I was tapped on the shoulder at Coopers (now PwC) by a partner in the forensic accounting practice who was leading our investigation into a 93 million pound fraud ($140m) at NatWest bank. “Gibbons, you traded options, did you not?” “Some”, I replied. Then, suspiciously, “It says here you speak French?” Once he […]
In 2009, Paul Taffinder (one of my mentors) and I were interviewed for CEO Magazine about our role as CEO super coaches. In this short piece, we talk about why CEOs use coaches, what specific problems they bring to us, and about our approaches. Download the full article here: ceo-super-coach The chief executive must personify […]
Video: How did the worlds most important interest rate, largest car manufacturer, and largest sports organization become corrupted by billion-dollar scandals? What happened? How could the mishaps have been avoided? What are the lessons for business leaders?
Video: In this signature talk at Microsoft’s Distinguished Author Program, I cover why behaviors do not follow intentions, plans, and strategies. What is wrong with the ways people change behaviors (in themselves, in business, and in society) that makes it so difficult? After watching this, watch this for some strategies that work.
Video: In this signature talk at Microsoft’s Distinguished Author Program, I introduce three ideas from 21st century science that produce measurable changes in behavior. For why existing strategies don’t work, view Why We Suck at Behavioral Change.