Dr. Thomas J. Saporito
How to cope with the top three challenges that vex new leaders.
Research unveils the traits shared by truly successful boards.
Suppose you are a CEO of a mid-sized manufacturing company and you’re looking for a new CFO. You would probably look for somebody with excellent financial skills and training—preferably in the same, or a similar, industry. But picking senior staff depends on more than vetting skills and track record.
Power is a word that is often spoken synonymously with the office of CEO—for better or for worse. By dictionary definition, power is “the ability to act or produce an effect.” Simple enough. Yet, when it comes to how power plays out in leadership positions, understanding the dynamics can mean the difference between leading effectively and falling flat.
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