Leadership Lyceum Podcast Summary
Tom Linquist is a partner at a leading global executive search firm. He is an expert on executive assessment and leadership development, and can be reached at Linquist@LeadershipLyceum.com.
“No one really knows how the game is played / The art of the trade / How the sausage gets made
We just assume that it happens / But no one else is in / The room where it happens.”
– Lin-Manuel Miranda, “The Room Where It Happens” from the Broadway musical “Hamilton”
Our foursome gathered on a crisp autumn day in our nation’s capital. I could barely contain my exuberance at being joined by two recently retired utility CEOs and a highly regarded member of both of their boards.
These were McKinsey & Co. Director Emeritus Dr. Les Silverman, former Lead Independent Director of Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI), and Independent Director of Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG). And Bob Skaggs, former CEO of NiSource, and then CEO of CPG. And Joe Rigby, former CEO of PHI.