The Essential Role of Effective Communication During CEO Transitions

Even in the best of circumstances, CEO transitions are challenging times. The transfer of power in large organizations long has been recognized as a time of potential uncertainty and even instability. In fact, the term ‘interregnumwas coined by…

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Genesis Visits UNDP on Tour of Denmark Hosted by HBR Press

As part of a series of events organized by Tatarklubben, the Harvard Business Review Press affiliate in Denmark, Genesis co-founder Michael Watkins was invited to give a presentation about leadership transitions, based on his globally recognized…

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How Insider CEO's Succeed

In their Harvard Business Review article "How Insider CEOs

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7 Questions to Ask About Your Organization's Readiness for the Corona Virus Crisis

The Corona Virus is presenting virtually all organizations with unforeseen challenges. Is your organization ready to meet them? Here are 7 questions to ask:

 
1) Are you ready to shift to "war-fighting mode"? Decentralized organizations -…
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Career Talk on Sirius XM 132 Wharton School of Business Radio Features Michael Watkins and The First 90 Days

On this episode of Career Talk, host Dr Dawn interviews two best-selling authors. During the first segment, James Clear shares how techniques like temptation bundling and building a system to get 1% better each day, from his book Atomic Habits.

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Do You Have What it Takes to Kill the Project You Love?

Innovation, according to the economist Joseph Schumpeter, is all about "creative destruction." He was referring to the process through which new innovations (the creative part) displace established ways of doing things (the destruction part) and…

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Michael Watkins Ranked Among Most Influential Management Thinkers Globally

November 26, 2019

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HBR Live in London: Master Your Next Move

With Michael Watkins, leadership transitions expert and author of the international bestseller The First 90 Days.

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10 Attributes of Culture That Make It So Difficult to Change

While there is universal agreement that organizational culture plays a crucial role in shaping organizations, there is little consensus on what it actually is, never mind how it influences performance and, crucially, how leaders can change it.

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Harvard Business Review Round Up

Leadership transitions expert and Genesis Co-Founder Michael Watkins is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and in the past twelve months alone has written numerous digital and feature magazine articles, presented a Whiteboard…

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