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Lessons Learned in the Firing of American Apparel CEO Dov Charney

The opening line of a recent Huffington Post article on American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney’s firing for misconduct really says it all: “The big question is … why his ousting didn’t happen long ago.”

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership , Succession Planning June 26 2014

Golf is Good for Business, but CEOs Should Tread Lightly When Wearing Those Spikes

There’s a lot of hand wringing in the golf business these days about the persistent slide in the number of golfers in America and the implications of the long-term financial descent of the game. But business can still be done on that increasingly lonely golf course, and many CEOs and business owners are using the green for leverage this summer.

Dale Buss Dealmaking/Negotiations June 26 2014

5 Strategies for Maximizing Your Personal Future

In 1990, University of New Hampshire psychology professor John D. Mayer, along with now Yale president Peter Salovey, wrote the original paper on emotional intelligence. In his newest research, Mayer has introduced a similarly captivating construct—personal intelligence.

Bruce Rosenstein Leadership , Personal Effectiveness June 19 2014

Rebuilt From the Ground Up: A Lesson in Turning a Failed Company Around

When a new CEO steps into the leadership role, chances are they aren’t inheriting a perfect situation. More often than not, there are challenges that went unresolved that the company is looking to the new CEO to fix.

Lynn Russo Whylly Change Leadership , Turnaround Strategy June 19 2014

3 Ways to Challenge the Leadership Norm and Achieve Exponential Success

Being able to see beyond what you know and analyze a situation using different angles and viewpoints is essential to achieving exponential success.

Osagie Imasogie Leadership , Personal Effectiveness June 19 2014

3 Tips for Leading Your Company Through the Next Wave of Transformation

Many CEOs remember clearly the warning from Jack Welch back in the 1990s: “If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, then the end is near.” True then, truer still today.

Eamonn Kelly Change Leadership June 19 2014

Why B2C Companies Are Shifting Their Digital Offerings to the Forefront

Many consumer products companies are turning their tech capabilities—which for most organizations have served as business enablers rather than product offerings in their own right—into key competitive differentiators. And marketing their digital offerings is having a positive effect on brand equity and stock price.

Dale Buss Marketing , Strategy June 12 2014

4 Elements of Strategically-Aligned Leadership Strategies

To successfully align business and leadership strategies, CEOs must take into account four organizational elements essential for superior performance.

Dr. David Dinwoodie Leadership , Strategy June 12 2014

4 Secrets to Leading Change When Your Company Is Already Successful

It’s no secret: Many successful businesses are slow to change. There are hundreds of examples in which corporations have rejected ideas and products that have been left to entrepreneurs to make successful. However, those most affected by this seeming resistance to change are successful organizations; the resistance stems from the fact that what they are doing works.

Aubrey Daniels Change Leadership , Leadership June 12 2014

Why the Only Successful Companies in the Future Will Be Software Companies

Your products and services—what you do—are the foundation of your business. Without your products and services, you have no business. But everything else—how you attract and touch customers, how you partner with suppliers, how your employees interact both internally and externally—everything else is software.

Joel Basgall Strategy , Technology June 9 2014

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