Chief learning officers, executive vice presidents of HR, and learning professionals often call upon me when they need someone to help them with a "problem executive." That's code for, "This guy is acting like a Neanderthal," or "Our CEO desperately needs an attitude adjustment."
If you sense the need to make this sort of call, relax. The leader you want to help is likely all bark and no bite. If handled correctly, problematic "old dog" leaders are mo