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Effective—Not Ideological—Leadership is the Key to Company Success

The best CEOs focus more on being effective than on being the smartest person in the room. In fact, CEOs who insist on being right often go down in flames, because they are unable to create enough alignment to move their organizations forward. Here are a few lessons in leadership based on today’s political landscape, from Tom Saporito, chairman and CEO of global consulting firm RHR International.

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New Leadership Structure Uncertain as Verizon Acquires Yahoo

Verizon recently announced it would buy Yahoo's core internet business for $4.8 billion in cash. The deal will merge the Internet company and AOL under Verizon in a goal of taking on Facebook and Google in the highly-competitive space of web advertising.

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Why the C-Suite Must Lead Cybersecurity Efforts

The C-suite needs to do more to foster cybersecurity in their organizations. That suggestion was made by security consultancy TSC Advantage at a recent panel discussion at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Chicago Cybersecurity Conference.

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How to Be a Visionary Without Overpromising and Underdelivering

There may be no more fascinating CEO in the world right now than Elon Musk, a true visionary. He heads a series of dynamic, game-changing technology companies—Tesla, SpaceX, Hyperloop and SolarCity—and is worshiped by many as the next Steve Jobs, yet he’s making mistakes in everyday business that are calling into question whether his full potential as a true visionary can be realized.

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How CEO Marillyn Hewson is Leading Lockheed Martin to New Heights

Shares of Lockheed Martin recently reached all-time highs as the company secured new major contracts from the Pentagon, including a multi-billion deal for another batch of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter stealth jets. Analysts credit the company's growth to not only growth in defense spending but to bold moves made by its female CEO, Marillyn Hewson.

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How Randall Stephenson Took AT&T into the Future of Digital

The twin forces of advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of sensors in use everywhere (Internet of Things) have not only transformed the nation’s first communications company (Ma Bell, now AT&T), but will change every other industry along with it.

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