Joe Hart, CEO of Dale Carnegie, discusses how leadership has changed over time.
No leader gets to the top without a fight, without facing disappointment and adversity, without making mistakes. Sometimes leaders get beat. But leaders of consequence find a way to rise after a fall, and those stories are the ones that teach, the ones that build and restore trust.
Global equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is going through some big changes as its CEO recently announced his retirement.
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.
Kodak. Blackberry. AOL. Blockbuster. The list of companies that were once pioneers in their markets, lauded for their prescience and innovative excellence and are now either lagging the pack or gone completely, is a long one.
CEOs are often typecast by the media, sometimes as saviors or disrupters, other times as villains. But can CEOs really be divvied up into distinct categories? They can, at least according to one U.S.-based executive recruitment firm.
While technology has significantly increased efficiency in the world of business, research shows that too much use of technology can actually reduce productivity.
From shy engineers to bombastic sales executives, Julia B. Austin has managed dozens of direct reports over the course of her career in the tech industry.
Should female CEOs be worried about skewed gender perceptions and a double standard when it comes to their performance or that of their company? It appears so.
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.