Why Every Executive Should be Focusing on Culture Change Now

 Rose Hollister, Kathryn Tecosky, Michael Watkins, and Cindy Wolpert

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How to Step In as an Interim Manager

Being an interim manager is a "delicate dance," says Michael Watkins, Genesis cofounder and Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at IMD Business School. On the one hand, you need to prepare for the prospect of segueing into that role…

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The Future of Team Leadership Is Multimodal

The following extract is from this MIT Sloan Management Review article on the future of work, written by Robert Hooijberg of IMD Business School and Genesis cofounder, Michael Watkins.

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When Do We Really Need Face-to-Face Interactions?

In their HBR.org article, Genesis cofounder Michael Watkins and his IMD Business School colleague, Robert Hooijberg share their vision for what the future of work will look like post pandemic. They believe that a hybrid model will become…

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Are You Ready to Be Coached?

In business leadership it is very often the case that the skills and approach that made a leader successful in one organization will not guarantee the same results in another, or as Marshall Goldsmith put it, "What got you here, won't get you…

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The Surprising Power of Peer Coaching

Many have explored the benefits of working one-on-one with an executive coach, but fewer have recognized the results that peer coaching for leadership development can offer. In their HBR.org article "The Surprising Power of Peer Coaching,"…

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Leveraging Thought Leadership | Michael Watkins | 217

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HBR Ideacast 654: Stop Initiative Overload

Rose Hollister and Michael Watkins, consultants at Genesis Advisers, argue that many companies today are taking on too many initiatives. Each manager might have their own pet projects they want to focus on, but that trickles down to lower level…

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Success Strategies for New Leaders

In episode #11 of the Super Managers Podcast, Michael Watkins discusses some of the strategies that new leaders can adopt to be successful in their roles and climb up the learning curve.

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The Cheeky Scientist Podcast with Michael Watkins: Mastering the Onboarding Process

Below is a summary of an interview with Michael Watkins on the Cheeky Scientist podcast. You can listen to the podcast here (skip to 00:57:16).

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