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Charisma: The Antithesis of Competence?

It's tempting to assume a successful CEO needs a charming and outgoing personality to thrive, what with all those clients, investors and journalists to woo. But the opposite could, in fact, be the case. At least according to a new study that suggests introverts perform better as company leaders.

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Self-Made CEOs Help Billionaire Ranks Swell

Greater access to technology is shaking up the ranks of the world's wealthy, with self-made CEOs now far more likely to count themselves as billionaires.

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Effective—Not Ideological—Leadership is the Key to Company Success

The best CEOs focus more on being effective than on being the smartest person in the room. In fact, CEOs who insist on being right often go down in flames, because they are unable to create enough alignment to move their organizations forward. Here are a few lessons in leadership based on today’s political landscape, from Tom Saporito, chairman and CEO of global consulting firm RHR International.

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New Leadership Structure Uncertain as Verizon Acquires Yahoo

Verizon recently announced it would buy Yahoo's core internet business for $4.8 billion in cash. The deal will merge the Internet company and AOL under Verizon in a goal of taking on Facebook and Google in the highly-competitive space of web advertising.

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Why the C-Suite Must Lead Cybersecurity Efforts

The C-suite needs to do more to foster cybersecurity in their organizations. That suggestion was made by security consultancy TSC Advantage at a recent panel discussion at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Chicago Cybersecurity Conference.

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How to Be a Visionary Without Overpromising and Underdelivering

There may be no more fascinating CEO in the world right now than Elon Musk, a true visionary. He heads a series of dynamic, game-changing technology companies—Tesla, SpaceX, Hyperloop and SolarCity—and is worshiped by many as the next Steve Jobs, yet he’s making mistakes in everyday business that are calling into question whether his full potential as a true visionary can be realized.

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