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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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What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Airline Industry

Coming off nearly a decade of losses, the airline industry saw revenues soar to record levels in 2015. While much of this was attributed to the decline in oil prices, the industry has also made smart decisions to diversify its revenue streams, focus more on profit, and leverage technology to more efficiently serve its customers. Here are a few things business leaders can learn from the airline industry.

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