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CEOs and Apologies—Why and How to Say You’re Sorry

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From late Apple CEO Steve Jobs and current Apple CEO Tim Cook, to General Motors CEO Mary Barra and BP CEO Tony Hayward, many CEOs have apologized for a myriad of incidents and personal gaffes over the past few years. And while it may not seem the case at first blush, CEO apologies do more than help to save face with shareholders and the public; they benefit companies—and their leaders.

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3 Reasons to Update Your Core Values

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Ever since Jim Collins and Jerry Porras published “Built to Last” in 1994, Fortune 500 companies have been proudly proclaiming their core values to the world. Core values, when done right, should be the company’s backbone and guiding light. They are what companies are built on and live by, and the generally held belief is that they should never be changed! You create them, test them and then you are married to them for life.

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7 Core Leadership Principles that Withstand Both Distance and Time

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Five years ago, I returned to my native Israel with my wife and our three daughters for lifestyle and cultural reasons. Since then, I’ve continued leading Waltham, Massachusetts-based ZoomInfo, while spending the majority of my time 5,500 miles away.  Moving seven time zones from my company’s headquarters has taught me valuable leadership lessons that would serve any executive well. Here, I share them with you.

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Mastering the Art of the Reboot: Lessons from Donald Trump

Donald Trump has had some rough spots in his campaign. He damaged his credibility early on as a candidate by making a string of confusing and ill-advised statements. But reports have said that while the “Make America Great Again” campaign was in evident disarray, Trump’s team of advisors were working on a “reboot.”

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