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SAP CEO Bill McDermott Talks about the Characteristics of a Leader

No leader gets to the top without a fight, without facing disappointment and adversity, without making mistakes. Sometimes leaders get beat. But leaders of consequence find a way to rise after a fall, and those stories are the ones that teach, the ones that build and restore trust.

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Celebrating the 2016 CEO of the Year: AT&T’s Randall Stephenson

In July, more than 200 business leaders gathered at the ICE NYSE to honor Randall Stephenson, who was recognized by a selection committee of his CEO peers for demonstrating exemplary vision, business acumen and success in delivering sustained performance.

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5 Ways to Build a CEO Legacy in a Slow-Growth Economy

CEOs aspire to leave their company in a far better place than how they found it. Of course, today’s slow growth economy makes it challenging for CEOs to lift their company to new heights in the time they have to work with.

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How to Build an Internal Leadership Development Program

Even for people with years of experience, mentoring and guidance, making the leap to an executive leadership position is a challenge hard to fully prepare for. There’s no way to understand what it’s like to sit in an executive chair until you get there.

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What CEOs Can Learn from World-Class Mountain Guides

This author spent 10 years organizing more than 20 guide-led expeditions in remote locations such as Patagonia and Iceland for business students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Over time, he learned there are more than a few lessons relevant to organizational leadership that can be drawn from world-class mountain guides. Expert guides have an amazing capacity to both model and teach leadership in action. Here are 6 key leadership strengths of guides that are vital for top executives in business.

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