Publications - Articles


Here is a sample of the articles Dan has written:

"The Organization's Role in CEO Transitions", to be published in 2018

"Why New Leaders Should Be Wary of Quick Wins", Harvard Business Review, June 2018

"What CEOs Get Wrong About Vision and How to Get It Right", MIT Sloan Management Review, 2017

"The More Senior Your Job Title, the More You Need to Keep a Journal ", Harvard Business Review, July 2017

"After the Handshake", Harvard Business Review, 2016

"When Charismatic Leadership Goes Too Far ", Harvard Business Review, November 2016

"Priorities vs. Time ", The Conference Board Review, Winter 2012

"The Art of Taking Advice and Using It Wisely", People & Strategy, Volume 33, Issue 2, 2010

"The No Sense of Urgency... How Can a New Leader Get Things Started", The Conference Board Review, April 2009

"Changing Your Company's Strategy? Better Change its Personality, Too: The CEO-HR Executive Partnership", (with George Stalk), The Journal of the Human Resource Planning Society, People & Strategy, Volume 31, Issue 2, 2008

"The Help Paradox", Conference Board Review, April 2007

"Getting Good Advice", Harvard Management Update, December 2006

"The Advice Paradox", Optimize, November 2006

"Almost Ready: How Leaders Move Up", Harvard Business Review, January 2005 (also reprinted in Harvard Business Review selected series "Managing Up" Spring 2016; "Secrets to Getting Ahead" Winter 2011; and "Managing Yourself" January 2005)

"Navigating the Succession Minefield", Harvard Management Update, 2000

"The Challenge of New Leadership", Leader to Leader, Summer 2000

"Transactional Tactics", Across the Board, September 2000

"When New to the Organization, Creating Momentum is the Biggest Challenge", Across the Board, Fall 1999

"The Successor's Dilemma", (with Michael Watkins), Harvard Business Review, Fall 1999 (also reprinted in "Harvard Business Review On What Makes a Leader" 2001)

Dan has also been featured in: Business Week, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Radio Network, CNBC, Voice of America, National Public Radio