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VIDEO: On CNBC's Squawk Box, June 6, 2012
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Geoff Loftus talks with CNBC's Joe Kernen about the invasion that changed the world.



 
 

INDUSTRY MARKET TRENDS Newsletter:
Q&A: Geoff Loftus on Leading Like Ike

In this Expert's Corner, Loftus lays out how Eisenhower's role as the commander of Allied forces on D-Day offers important lessons for business leaders juggling the needs of many stakeholders, multiple project requirements and an ever-changing work environment.

 
 

SMART SUPERVISOR Newsletter: "Managing Your People — Ike Style"

When most people think of Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower, they think of the confident general, the man who commanded Allied forces on D-Day and beat the Nazis. Or they think of the genial, grandfatherly figure who occupied the White House for eight years. Forget that. The really valuable lessons to be learned from Ike come from an earlier part of his career.

 
 

 

StrategyDriven Podcast

Special Edition — Nathan Ives interviews Geoff Loftus, author of Lead Like Ike, exploring the leadership lessons of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the American CEO of D-Day, and how by applying these lessons, business professionals can achieve far greater success in today’s challenging and rapidly evolving business world. During the discussion, Geoff shares his insights and examples regarding:

Special Edition, Part 1 of 2:

General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership style

Actions new executives and managers should take to ensure they are appropriately aggressive

Benefits of Eisenhower’s philosophy of not being able to have too many plans while still avoiding analysis paralysis

 

Special Edition, Part 2 of 2:

Eisenhower’s criteria for keeping or terminating problematic subordinates and why these provided beneficial

The most important business strategy taught by the CEO of D-Day

Why an Eisenhower-like leader could rise and thrive in today’s fast-paced business world

 

 
 

 

VIDEO: ABC News

Geoff Loftus is interviewed on "Job Club" by Tory Johnson about Ike's leadership (very good) and Tony Hayward's leadership at BP (very, very poor). Plus a discussion of handling difficult types like Monty and Patton, and the heroic attitude of the enlisted men in the Battle of the Bulge.
 
 

 

VIDEO: WestFair Online

Geoff Loftus is interviewed by Caryn McBride about risk management (Dwight Eisenhower's was very good, while BP's during the Gulf of Mexico oil-spill disaster obviously wasn't) and great leadership — it's generated by what you are as person and not modeling behavior from a business school textbook.
 
 

 

The Scarsdale Inquirer

Heather Murray's interview with LEAD LIKE IKE author Geoff Loftus about writing the book and the lessons he learned from Ike. (Sorry about the quality, it's a homemade PDF. The Inquirer is not available on line.)
 
 

 

CNBC.com: Guest Blog

Gloria McDonough-Taub, editor of "Bullish on Books" on CNBC.com, had Geoff guest blog "In These Turbulent Times — Lead Like Ike".
 
 

 

EXCERPT: The Conference Board Review

When You Need Your People to Be on Board — Lessons on management and motivation from D-Day Inc. and elsewhere.

 
 

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