-- Robert C. Garrett, Co-CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health
"Steve Adubato has been our communication and media coach at Hackensack University Medical Center for several years. He is such a professional. As President and CEO, it’s important that the public really understands the message coming from a major hospital like HUMC, and Steve really helps us with that message. Simply put, Steve is the best."
Steve Adubato joins MetroFocus to share key "Lessons in Leadership" from his new book
Just as iron needs to be heated up and hammered into shape, great leaders are formed by real-life challenges that test their mettle. To be tough enough to lead means you must be willing to learn from both your mentors and your mistakes. These are two key takeaways from Lessons in Leadership (Rutgers University Press), a new book by Steve Adubato, Ph.D...
By Steve Adubato, Ph.D.
One of the most important and critical roles of a leader is to conduct themselves in a disciplined strategic and thoughtful fashion. A leader must communicate consistently and with great thought about the messages he puts out and the timing of those messages. This is as true for the head of a corporation or organization of any size as it is for the President of the United States with such a complex and difficult job. Yet on every front that I can see, President Donald Trump consistently communicates in an irresponsible, often irrational and increasingly dangerous tone.
By Steve Adubato Ph.D.
Most people use jargon in the world of business and aren’t even aware of it. Consider one particularly irritating buzz phrase, “at the end of the day...I’m confident you will see our earnings turn around.” At the end of what day? What an odd expression. Yet, I’ve heard it used by countless executives in every professional arena. It is really nothing more than a stalling technique. It’s a way to make what you are about to say seem more important than it really is.