Lisa Nirell's Marketing Waves Blog

FastCompany post: Tough leadership lessons from 2016

2016 was one for the record books–and for some, it was a time to learn some tough leadership lessons.

From Volkswagen’s ongoing emissions scandal accusations and arrests to revelations about Wells Fargo’s fraudulent consumer accounts, 2016 hasn’t been short on corporate missteps. In certain cases, leaders immediately admitted fault and changed course. Others denied, deflected, and delayed.

In my latest blog post, I showcase 9 senior executives and CEOs who identified their pratfalls, learned from them, recovered, and openly share their experience.

C-suite executives from these companies contributed insights:


This is the original FastCompany post. I encourage you to read both posts. It’s well worth 5-6 minutes of your time. It might help you avoid the painful leadership mistakes and leadership lessons they have endured.

Which tough leadership lesson resonates with you? I’d love to hear your comments below.

copyright 2017, Lisa Nirell. All rights reserved.

Other posts you will enjoy:

How Big Data will Transform Event Performance – Guest Post from Oni Chukwu, CEO of etouches

3 Subtle Ways Work Culture Turns NegativeHuffingtonPost

5 Rules For Winning Over The C-SuiteFastCompany

No Comments Yet

You can be the first to comment!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Our Newsletter and Video Tips

Get five bonus gifts when you subscribe to EnergizeNews, our free newsletter that will help you
be a more effective strategic leader and marketer.

No Spam