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Scott Eblin

Executive Coach Executive coach Scott Eblin’s goal is to help you succeed at the next level of leadership. Throughout the week, he’ll offer his take on the leadership lessons in the news and his advice on your most pressing leadership questions. A former government executive, Scott is a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.
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Three Communication Lessons from Carmegeddon

July 18, 2011 Even if you don't live in Los Angeles you've probably heard of Carmegeddon. This past weekend, a 10 mile stretch of interstate 405 was closed for a bridge demolition. As Reuters reports, there was a full-on, flood the zone PR campaign mounted by local municipal leaders to encourage residents of...

Harry Potter as Servant Leader

July 15, 2011 This past Monday night, my wife Diane and I had a once a lifetime experience. We got to attend the red carpet premiere of the last Harry Potter movie at Lincoln Center in New York. Diane has to be in the top 1% of Harry Potter fans in the world...

The July Leadership Development Round Table Challenge

July 14, 2011 You may recall from last month's inaugural event, this is where we put forth a vexing real world leadership challenge and a number of regular contributors (including yours truly) plus one guest share their best advice on how to handle it... in 200 words or less. You vote with your...

Three Signs That Your Slide Deck Stinks

July 5, 2011 Earlier this year, I was with an executive who was proudly showing me the Power Point presentation he had prepared for an upcoming strategic offsite. We got through three slides and he turned to me and asked me what I thought so far. I asked if he really wanted to...

New Leadership Lessons from Yoga

July 1, 2011 So, let me first assure you that the picture that comes with this post has not been Photoshopped. That is me in my business clothes standing on my head alongside Melissa, one of my good buddies from yoga. The back story is that yesterday I went straight from a meeting...

Three Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job in a Huff

June 28, 2011 The big buzz in baseball last week was the sudden resignation of Washington Nationals manager, Jim Riggleman. As Dave Sheinin reported in the Washington Post, the Nats had just beaten the Seattle Mariners to go over .500 in June for the first time in six years. It was then that...

Leadership in Action at the CDC

June 27, 2011 Last week, I had the good fortune to follow Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, as a speaker to the leadership fellows of his agency. His remarks were so fascinating that I was honestly a little disappointed when he wrapped up and it was time for...

What Can You Do with a Ten Minute Break?

June 23, 2011 Today's post is short and sweet as I have about 10 minutes before they shut the door on my plane. Which raises the question, "What can you do with a 10 minute break?" That question is on my mind because I spent a good part of yesterday talking with rising...

Are You an IBM or a Dell?

June 17, 2011 The title of this post reminds me of the "I'm a Mac. I'm a PC" TV commercials from a couple of years ago. The question, "Are you an IBM or a Dell?" was inspired by an article I read this week in The Economist. As it happens, this year is...

Conan O'Brien Explains How to Make Lemonade Out of Lemons

June 15, 2011 This is the time of year when commencement addresses are given at high schools and colleges across the country. The speech that's getting a lot of buzz this year is the one that late night TV comic Conan O'Brien gave at Dartmouth College. You may remember that last year O'Brien...

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