Archive: December 6, 2009 - December 12, 2009
You want to be a hero, a leader, a celebrity? Great. Then are you ready to sacrifice and give up what the rest of us can get away with?
By Warren Bennis | December 10, 2009; 9:27 AM ET | Comments (2)
Woods now finds himself in a position familiar to many women leaders: struggling with the high expectations.
By Marie Wilson | December 10, 2009; 6:39 AM ET | Comments (0)
Tiger should strive to make his public image as close as possible to the reality of who he is.
By Bob Schoultz | December 9, 2009; 3:58 PM ET | Comments (0)
While we must all respect a person's privacy, what's missing is the same thing the companies that received taxpayer dollars missed: the expectations and standards that come with taking money from the public.
By Robert Goodwin | December 9, 2009; 10:33 AM ET | Comments (0)
Tiger the athlete is supremely disciplined and smart. We thought the person was, too. Sadly, Tiger the person appears to be extraordinarily undisciplined and stupid.
By Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. | December 9, 2009; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (2)
Justice and the art of good management really do require us, as Mark Twain recommends, to "contemplate with respect" the miscreants we encounter.
By Robert Bruner | December 9, 2009; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (0)
The best defense by far would have been not to have offended.
By Slade Gorton | December 9, 2009; 10:01 AM ET | Comments (0)
For the "CEO of golf" or any other leader who is famous and highly regarded, transparency is crucial. He has to say everything that needs saying, and it must be in public, not on a Web site.
By Yash Gupta | December 8, 2009; 2:49 PM ET | Comments (26)
Twittering about Tiger's affair is entertainment. Let's not elevate gossip to the level of discourse by pretending his private life has any impact on our own.
By Coro Fellows | December 8, 2009; 2:31 PM ET | Comments (6)
Why do we even care about his personal life? Perhaps it's because we have, inappropriately, placed too high of expectations on Tiger Woods to be a role model or to exercise leadership.
By Ed O'Malley | December 8, 2009; 1:36 PM ET | Comments (5)
As a new kind of global leader, Tiger Woods carries a responsibility that cannot be shirked or stuffed in a drawer called "protecting his brand."
By Nancy Koehn | December 7, 2009; 4:22 PM ET | Comments (40)
It is a mistake to believe that someone who approaches perfection in one area can be perfect in all of life.
By Michael Maccoby | December 7, 2009; 4:14 PM ET | Comments (2)
The U.S. has had a bad habit of betting on the wrong horse, whether in the Philippines or Panama or Iran. Even Saddam Hussein was once our friend.
By Yash Gupta | December 7, 2009; 2:14 PM ET | Comments (0)
Tiger Woods has shown himself not to be a responsible family man, but his power as a role model for success remains intact.
By Howard Gardner | December 7, 2009; 1:57 PM ET | Comments (5)
We often do not understand the real character of famous people, or our friends for that matter, until we see them operate under duress.
By Marty Linsky | December 7, 2009; 1:51 PM ET | Comments (0)
Stiff arming the public that has respected him, admired him, and granted him his celebrity status reveals something about his character.
By Beth A. Brooke | December 7, 2009; 1:27 PM ET | Comments (0)
Golf is hard. Reacting to revelations of such personal failure isn't.
By Ken Adelman | December 7, 2009; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (1)