Leadership/Management

Jeff Bezos’ Surprising CEO Transition Is Hardly Surprising, But It Is Worth Studying

The timing makes perfect sense in terms of strategic and industry life stage, as well as the life stage of the company’s culture and the characters involved. We all should have seen this coming.

Barra Boldly Stakes GM To a Future Without Fossil Fuels

Industry’s most dynamic CEO leapfrogs herself with company’s ambitious new carbon-neutral commitments.

CEO Podcast: Beck Group’s Fred Perpall On Creating Informal Time For Teams To Grow...

Perpall used his sports experience to develop a corporate culture rooted in his conviction that successful teams create “a collective vision of success.”

Engage Your Board To ‘Feed Forward’

Partnering closely with the board and taking suggestions for the future strengthens the relationship and expands our thinking.

How CEOs Can Overcome Bureaucracy And Revive Common Sense In Just 90 Days

It’s estimated that 35% of the world’s top 10,000 companies waste nearly 40% of their daily routines on bureaucracy, red tape, bad excuses and corporate BS. Here's how to avoid that trap.

CEO Of The Year Winners Say ‘The Why’ Is Critical

What does it take to be an effective leader? Four CEO of the Year award winners talk shop. Some takeaways.

Eliminating The Empathy Deficit

Get this right and everything else—collaboration, engagement, retention—gets better.

Joe Biden And Leadership In Turbulent Times

Leading up to Inauguration Day, my mind kept going back to an interview I did in late 2018 with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on...

Leading Through VUCA: CEOs Focus On Culture

Overcommunication, establishing intent and empowering people are among the top leadership strategies for corporate success.

CEO Summit: How To Foster Engagement And Produce Great Leaders

What should leaders do to instill resilience emerging from the Covid crisis? What will a new administration mean for the economy and social climate? In November, CEOs gathered for a two-day conference to share strategies for these and other business challenges. Some takeaways.
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Shifting Into Growth Gear

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