Executive Leadership

By publicly scolding an employee, you may feel like you’ve sent a loud-and-clear message. But it comes at a risk: A solid contributor might quit. Joel Manby offers a case in point.

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Lead the charge when you see a challenge … Get past your limitations … Take the time to be concise.

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Bob Lutz spent many years as the No. 2 executive at big car companies, working closely with the CEO. He learned how to get along with his bosses while correcting their blunders.

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A recent survey of executives revealed that success often means following the road wherever it happens to take you.

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While top CEOs don’t necessarily know all the answers, they display passionate curiosity with almost everyone they meet. Their ability to ask questions and expand their horizons gives them a fuller understanding of complex issues.

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Rob Eberle, president and chief executive of Bottomline Technologies, cites three things as his primary roles as CEO: bring in new talent, help his people get better each year and listen to them. “The technology today won’t be the technology tomorrow,” he says. “It’s the people that matter most.”

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Tech firms are known for hiring the smartest people, not necessarily the most adept at leading others. If leadership development seems challenging in your operation, ask yourself these questions.

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In life, famed novelist Doris Lessing did not go in much for the star treatment.

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Normally, we make decisions based on the information right in front of us and overlook data off to the side. That leads to a trap called the “spotlight effect.” It’s better to move the spotlight from side to side to gather a wider range of information. Use the WRAP method to expand your frame of reference.

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Marilyn Tam, who grew up abused and neglected, has overcome steep odds to succeed. She became chief executive of Aveda Corp. after serving as president of Reebok Apparel and Retail Group and a vice president at Nike. She specializes in helping people achieve what she calls “dynamic balance” to attain happiness and find meaning in life and work.

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