Personal Effectiveness

Why Leaders Keep Getting Better—Yet Their Reputations Keep Getting Worse

The bar is being raised, and the standards of evaluation for great leadership will only get higher.

To Win In 2022, Remember The Stockdale Paradox

The concept, coined by author Jim Collins in his bestselling classic Good to Great, is an essential tool for our current moment.

Being A Great Boss Matters More Than Ever

At a time when employees are leaving their jobs in record numbers, focusing on the relationship between leaders and direct reports is critical.

The One Minute Manager At 40: Ken And Margie Blanchard On Leading Today

Re-reading this classic today is a reminder of just how simple the job of helping your people get better can be—and how essential, especially at a time when retaining great talent is the whole ballgame for companies.

2021 CEO of the Year: Inside Ken Frazier’s Long Game

His transformational leadership inside—and outside—of Merck & Co. offers one of the most compelling arguments yet for an increasingly influential style of doing business: patiently, and for the greater good. “The important thing about leadership,” says Frazier, “is to be anchored around principle.”

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt: ‘It’s Complicated’

Roundly blamed for leveling the house that Jack built, Immelt offers an after-action report of lessons learned during his tenure.

Hypocritical Leaders Make Poor Leaders

How can you keep yourself honest and ensure that you don’t create a backlash from your workforce that damages your company’s performance?

How To Build Trust Within Your Leadership Teams

Great leadership teams don’t happen by accident. They take a great deal of effort, planning, communication and willingness to make things work.

Why I Believe EQ Is Crucial For Leadership

Emotional intelligence is what allows leaders to get everybody marching in lockstep, feeling they are part of a larger whole.

Do You Want To Be Mindful? Ask Yourself This Question Every Day.

Get on the right path by getting in the habit of asking yourself one essential question over and over and over again.
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In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.