Executive Leadership

Davy Crockett—an amazing hunter and scout who became a judge, colonel,
state legislator, U.S. congressman, character and wag—exuded leadership
in his own, homespun way.

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An employee’s death can leave your people tumbling through grief, denial, confusion, rage, guilt, shock and more. Grief Steps author Brook Noel observes that people don’t know what to say or do when a co-worker dies.

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Charles Schwab brought his brokerage firm back from the brink of
disaster by delivering a simple message to his customers: “This
investing thing is hard … but we’re here to help.”

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Some leaders have only one dimension, that one thing making them great. Others distinguish themselves by excelling in various forums. Among the second type: Agnes Varis, owner and chief executive of a
generic drug company but also a political activist, arts patron and
mentor.

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In an era of loudmouth celebrities and overpaid suits, the remembrance
of a decent man seems almost retro. Wellington Mara, who became
co-owner of the New York Giants football team at age 14 and guided the
team from the early days of the National Football League until his
death last year, was one of those old-fashioned leaders.

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Hold on to your hat: The path to success may not be more creativity but less.

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“Leaders develop daily,” says leadership guru John Maxwell, “not in a day.” And that sums up Maxwell’s approach to leadership: committing to
personal growth over time. Here are some of Maxwell’s ideas for
improving yourself:

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Cristian Mitreanu, lead researcher at RedefiningStrategy.com in
Chicago, maintains that, instead of strategy, leaders need a long-term
focus, especially in serving customers.

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Draw on all your talents and interests, so you can break ground in new fields.

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Years ago, National Football League Commissioner Paul Tagliabue read a
book that described the U.S. Supreme Court’s obligation “to remember
the future and imagine the past.” Tagliabue loved that turn of phrase. The future doesn’t simply happen, he surmised. We shape it through our decisions.

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