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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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What a Week for Departures: HP's Hurd, Jet Blue's Slater and "Jenny" the Office Worker

August 12, 2010 The past five days or so have been chock a block full of spectacular high-profile flameouts from jobs. A multi-million dollar CEO was forced to resign; a flight attendant chose not to wait for the jetway to depart and an office worker named "Jenny" shared her white board based resignation...

Driving School for Leaders

August 10, 2010 This past Sunday afternoon, I took my teenage son out for a driving lesson. Brad is the second driver my wife and I have trained after teaching his older brother a few years ago. Like most things in life, it gets a little easier with practice At least I wasn't...

Take Your Foot Off the Gas in August

August 4, 2010 The current issue of Fortune magazine offers a cautionary tale in its cover story. It's about a former IBM senior executive named Robert Moffat whose long and successful career with the company ended when he was arrested by the FBI for conspiracy related to insider trading. The arrest was a...

Three Reminders from the Arlington Cemetery Mess

August 2, 2010 One of the stories that registered with me while I was on vacation last week was an extended video clip I saw of Senator Claire McCaskill grilling the former superintendent and deputy superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery at a congressional hearing. Since I was out of town, I had missed...

Seven Simple Rules to Create a Fear-Based Culture

July 29, 2010 Thanks to the readers of this blog, I've collected a really excellent list of things to do if you're a leader who wants to create a culture of fear in your organization. Not that the readers and commenters are suggesting that you actually do these things. Unfortunately, though, a lot...

Business Travel Divas Turn Themselves In

July 27, 2010 Regular readers of this blog know that I'm on a reduced writing schedule while I'm on vacation with my family. And those who read my post, The Business Travel Diva's Guide to Family Vacations a few weeks ago also know that I'm working hard to not be a travel diva...

Fear Kills

July 26, 2010 In case you didn't see it, a report in the New York Times earlier this week offers a stark example of what can happen when the culture of an organization discourages open and honest dialogue. The article reports that in a study conducted earlier this year by the insurer, Lloyds,...

Thrown Under the Bus. That's Not Leadership.

July 21, 2010 I haven't followed the news much over the past couple of days since I've been on vacation and have unplugged from much of the stuff I usually pay attention to. That includes cable news. This morning, while I was packing for the next leg, I turned on the TV and...

Two Bobs Show It's Not All About Them

July 19, 2010 Don't you hate it when a point you've been making to others on a regular basis is made by someone else and you realize you still have a long way to go yourself on the point you've been making? If you're still with me after that long sentence, I'll fess...

Thank You for Not Giving Me Cash

July 16, 2010 There were some interesting reader poll results in the daily SmartBrief on Leadership newsletter this week. The question was, "What's the most satisfying reward you can receive for a job well done?" The number one answer, with 30% of the responses, was "cold hard cash." The interesting part was the...

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