Executive Leadership

Bobby Jindal has a leader’s credentials. At 20, he graduated from Brown
University. At 24, he headed Louisiana’s health department. Now, at 33,
he’s only the second Indian-American ever to be elected to Congress. So, what can you learn from Bobby Jindal? Just this: He gets things done.

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When Eli Lilly & Co. was about to lose its patent protection on
Prozac back in 2001, the drug manufacturer formed InnoCentive, a
subsidiary whose purpose was to visit university and independent
laboratories in search of new products. The result?

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You may have a hefty to-do list, but each item on it should support one
of three—and only three—work priorities that you’ve set, says Chuck
Martin, head of NFI Research.

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Below, we list the nine key qualities people seek most in a leader, as research shows. Which qualities do you own?

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Take a lesson in clear, concise communication from Gen. Ulysses S.
Grant’s last letters to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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To show the power of action, motivational speaker Jack Canfield will hold up a $100 bill during his seminars. “Who wants this $100 bill?” he’ll ask.

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Spare yourself the stress of thinking you can turn around troubled team members in only a meeting or two.

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Energize your team with a quick meeting each Monday morning.

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The “economy of force” principle is simple: Use your power skillfully
and prudently so that you reserve your maximum force for the point of
decision. Case history: Early in World
War II, when England suddenly stood alone against the Nazis, Adolf
Hitler figured he could squeeze the U.K. to death.

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Start your creative juices flowing by finding a quiet place and reserving it exclusively for thinking.

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