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Spetner: Stepping aside with grace

Spetner: Stepping aside with grace

PRWeek columnist Don Spetner explains why having the wisdom and foresight to transition to a younger generation is a key trait for a leader.

Spetner: It’s been my privilege, even if I didn’t know it

Spetner: It’s been my privilege, even if I didn’t know it

As more people share their stories about the myriad obstacles they’ve faced, it’s clear how fortunate others have been.

Spetner: Perspective from a Missourian

Spetner: Perspective from a Missourian

Don Spetner on changing work environments and healthy skepticism about post-pandemic corporate values.

Don Spetner on how business can come to the rescue

Don Spetner on how business can come to the rescue

‘I never imagined I’d see a time when businesses would emerge as the most trustworthy and competent institutions in a time of social and medical crisis.’

The upside of a terrible pandemic

The upside of a terrible pandemic

"I’ve never seen such widespread angst and low-grade depression. So, you might think I’m off my rocker when I tell you I’m optimistic about what’s ahead."

A small act of kindness can go a long way

A small act of kindness can go a long way

"It’s hard to find good news, and it’s hard to remember that most people in our country are kindhearted and compassionate."

Learning to honor cracked buckets

Learning to honor cracked buckets

“I’ve come to appreciate that much of our growth comes from the hard stuff.”

Sometimes a push is all we need

Sometimes a push is all we need

CCOs need a sounding board to confront difficult realities.

Coming out in corporate America

Coming out in corporate America

"While business still has a long way to go in creating an open and equal workplace, it's also come a very long way."

Spetner: On how drive, authenticity and an engaging presence trump a resume

Spetner: On how drive, authenticity and an engaging presence trump a resume

Candidates can make up for what they lack "in a career compass by being smart, hardworking, optimistic and unshakably affable."