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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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Evolve or Expire: Why Effective Change Management Is Critical for Growth

For a company to prosper, it must be willing to continually evolve. The more a company embraces change, the better its chances of success. Most business leaders understand this, but when the time comes for real change to be made, many fail to consider the effects of these adjustments on the company as a whole.

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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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