ABOUT George Kohlrieser

George Kohlrieser is an internationally recognized expert on leadership, award-winning bestselling author, consultant, media commentator and motivational speaker. In his role as Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD business school in Switzerland he draws on 40 years of experience as a psychologist and veteran hostage negotiator. He is acclaimed for introducing the hostage metaphor to leadership development.

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George Kohlrieser ‏@gkohlrieser  Jun 22
Ask yourself: How many companies have you worked for where you identified strongly with the organization’s logo and brand? And how was that change handled by the leaders?

George Kohlrieser ‏@gkohlrieser  Jun 22
One employee said when their company was acquired & the logo changed: “It was like a knife in my heart, I lost the love for my old company and its logo. A part of me died and never came back to life - that was 15 year ago.” For some people, a company logo becomes a secure base.