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8 Characteristics of Great Teams, in Sports and Business

Long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor turned business consultant Don Yaeger studies high performers in sports for lessons in business leadership. Recently he conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the greatest team-builders in sports and business. From those interviews he wrote “Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently.”  He spoke with Chief Executive about how great coaches develop championship organizations.

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4 Lessons for New CEOs on Choosing a Leadership Team

One of the most important things a new business leader does is assemble his or her leadership team. But new CEOs and chairmen typically will only go as far as their hand-picked team will take them. How does one decide whom to choose? 

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4 Traits of Successful Transformational Leaders

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A generation ago, transformational leaders were rare, and as such, prized. Today, though, the ever-increasing frequency of paradigm shifts in the business environment means more are needed—especially at the very top of organizations.

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Do Good CEOs Need to be Dictators?

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Vivek Wadhwa, director of research at Duke University's Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, told Quartz that the best CEOs are "enlightened dictators." Is there any truth or logic to what he says?

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