Executive Leadership

You may not be exactly the strong communicator you think you are. That’s the conclusion from an analysis of 40 CEOs whose videotaped interviews yielded wide discrepancies between how they think they come across and how they really do.

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After 30 years in the advertising business, Rick Segal understands how to maximize employees’ creativity: Give up-and-coming stars a chance to shine.

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Known for his humor and good nature, Pete Rozelle realized that his agreeable personality helped propel his success.

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Researchers at MIT and George Washington University studied eight years of data at a big U.S. professional services company. Inspecting revenue figures, employee surveys and other workplace metrics, researchers found that more diverse teams significantly outperform homogeneous groups.

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Kishore Biyani leads by breaking the rules. He turns conventional wisdom on its head in directing his retail empire in India.

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Not jargon. Not buzzwords. These simple additions to your vocabulary can actually help you become a better leader.

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“Authentic” has been a buzzword for a while now. Here are a few reasons why being authentic isn’t always the best policy.

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Refuse to multitask … Don’t become a slave to runaway hours … Accept your flaws (even one as odd as Derek Jeter’s).

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Do you know about what happened when Richard Feynman testified at a hearing on what caused the Challenger disaster? His brief display became a legend in how to powerfully convey a point.

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Among several fundamentals of leadership in the workplace are these three.

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