Bill Wiggenhorn to Join Executive Development Associates’ Advisory Board

Executive Development Associates, Inc. (EDA), a global leader in top-of-the-house leadership development, today announced the addition of Bill Wiggenhorn to its advisory board. “I am very excited and grateful that Bill has agreed to join the EDA Advisory Board.  His expertise in the field, extensive international experience, continuous efforts to advance the state of the […]

Is the glass ceiling a mindset issue?

By:  Maya Hu-Chan, C-Suite Coach, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Contrary to what you may have heard, the fabled glass ceiling that holds women back from top jobs – is still alive and well. A recent Harvard Law Review report noted that, although there has been progress in both the public and private sectors across the […]

Stand: An Essay on Character

By: Louise Korver, Sr. Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Are you ready to take a stand? A recent edition of the WSJ Business & Finance Section contained eight articles about the policy-level, global implications of deceit and reputational risk at some of the world’s most renowned brands and firms. And that didn’t include the cover […]

Unintentional Gender Bias at the Top of the House: What’s the solution?

By: Bonnie Hagemann, CEO, Executive Development Associates, Inc. I once wrote an article for the Human Talent Network called I Wish I Could but I Can’t on how women often hold themselves back from taking the top jobs in large companies.  I stated reasons like these: They just don’t see themselves in the top seat. […]

Betty Lau, Val Markos, and David Peterson to Join Executive Development Associates’ Advisory Board

Executive Development Associates, Inc. (EDA), a global leader in top-of-the-house leadership development, today announced the addition of Betty Lau, Val Markos, and David Peterson to its advisory board. “As we look at the Trends in Executive Development research as well as broader business trends, we want to ensure that we are thinking about how to […]

The CEO & The Board of Directors

Incoming CEOs have a monumental task. They must settle into their new role, define the vision for the organization, communicate that vision with crystal clear precision, align the workforce around the vision, live the organizational values, build a cohesive leadership team, focus on external forces including customers, shareholders, and markets, as well as execute flawlessly […]