REACH Interview Series: Tom Kolditz

Tom Kolditz had quite a few things to say about leadership! Currently, the founding Director of the Ann and John Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, Tom is a retired Brigadier General, who led the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point for 12 years and was also Director of the Leadership Development Program at the Yale School of Management. And if that isn’t enough, among his many national and international accomplishments, Tom also happens to be an expert skydiver who served 10 years as the senior instructor for the West Point Sport Parachute Team.

Related Posts

A Blueprint for Cultural Fluency

A Blueprint for Cultural Fluency

Marco, the Italian COO of a technology company in Mumbai, can’t motivate his Indian employees.

Read More

Courage Can Be Taught – and Here’s How

Courage Can Be Taught – and Here’s How

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”  Nelson Mandela About a year ago I was struggling to teach one of my business students how to promote herself at networking events. 

Read More

REACH Interview Series: Jeet Banerjee

REACH Interview Series: Jeet Banerjee

The Reach Interview Series is an informal dialogue between me and respected thought leaders around the theme of my new book, Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence.

Read More

Companies Don’t Go Global, People Do: An Interview with Andy Molinsky at Harvard Business Review

Companies Don’t Go Global, People Do: An Interview with Andy Molinsky at Harvard Business Review

Sarah Cliffe about the difficulties—and pleasures—of cross-cultural learning.  A version of this article appeared in the October 2015 issue (pp.82–85) of Harvard Business Review, and the interview also appears here online.

Read More