4 tips for recovering after a stumble in the spotlight
Harald Krueger, chief executive officer of BMW for just a few months, fainted during a press conference to introduce new car models at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Reports indicate he is recovering.
Was it pressure at his first major appearance and at one of the most prestigious events in the industry?
Was it, as apparently suggested by a company spokesperson, the result of a frenetic travel schedule?
Certainly it is important to know what caused the dizziness to make sure it does not happen again.
But what he does then is critically important to make sure that one very real stumble does not define him as a leader for the rest of his life.
Because the media will keep this story alive for as long as possible –…