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5 Ways to Build a CEO Legacy in a Slow-Growth Economy

CEOs aspire to leave their company in a far better place than how they found it. Of course, today’s slow growth economy makes it challenging for CEOs to lift their company to new heights in the time they have to work with.

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How to Build an Internal Leadership Development Program

Even for people with years of experience, mentoring and guidance, making the leap to an executive leadership position is a challenge hard to fully prepare for. There’s no way to understand what it’s like to sit in an executive chair until you get there.

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What CEOs Can Learn from World-Class Mountain Guides

This author spent 10 years organizing more than 20 guide-led expeditions in remote locations such as Patagonia and Iceland for business students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Over time, he learned there are more than a few lessons relevant to organizational leadership that can be drawn from world-class mountain guides. Expert guides have an amazing capacity to both model and teach leadership in action. Here are 6 key leadership strengths of guides that are vital for top executives in business.

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Lessons from Arcturus: How to “Do the Deal”

Joseph E. Payne is a scientist who worked for large companies such as DuPont, Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb before taking a leap into entrepreneurship.

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Lessons Learned from the Wells Fargo Debacle

CEOs, like many others, are doubtless shaking their heads over Wells Fargo’s announcement last week that it would pay $5 million to customers and $185 million in penalties for allegedly having signed customers up for more than 2 million deposit and credit card accounts.

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