For many years, executives tended to control the flow of information in their organization. They would limit who had access to data and expend much effort ensuring that most employees did not know what senior management knew. Thankfully, that approach is changing.
When Glenn Murphy left a Canadian drugstore chain in 2007 to become CEO of Gap, the clothing retailer had sustained a multiyear losing streak. But it’s finally bouncing back.
How can you motivate overworked, overstressed employees? Give them a chance to work on a meaningful project in which they give back to the community.
It took fewer than 60 days for Mary Barra, the new CEO of General Motors, to face a crisis.
While he contests his recent firing for misconduct, American Apparel’s ex-CEO Dov Charney has acquired millions more shares of the company, increasing his holdings in the retailer to 43 percent.
Hold your ego in check … Help employees like Lorne Michaels does … Focus rather than going too wide.
Whatever game they’re in, leaders become targets. For Bobby Orr, one of the greatest hockey players ever, that meant opponents worked harder to stop him as he gained success.
What is the biggest error leaders make? Thinking they know the answers when they don’t.
After graduating college, Mark Cuban got a job at Mellon Bank. His youthful energy led him to think like an entrepreneur—and that landed him in trouble with higher-ups …
Responding to a crisis tests a leader’s fortitude. Your ability to reassure employees and help them cope with fear and uncertainty can solidify your standing.