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Two hours. That’s how much sleep Jill got the night before she had to fire Les. As Monday progressed toward the awful three o’clock sit-down, she could feel the tension grow in her neck, her chest, even her hands ...
Founded in 1927, Maple Leaf Foods enjoyed a long run of success as a Canadian food processing company. But in 2008, some of the firm’s luncheon meats proved deadly. Due to a contaminated Maple Leaf plant in Toronto, a Listeria bacteria outbreak claimed 21 lives. CEO Michael McCain suddenly faced a huge crisis.
With his mentor’s help, Juan Ramon Alaix analyzed his decision-making and grew as a leader. He received valuable input from a trusted outsider that he couldn’t get from his colleagues.
As Richard Branson found, frustrating experiences can provide the basis for innovation. Once you identify a problem, muster the courage to implement a bold solution.
After a long career as a retail executive, Joe Scarlett retired in 2007. But he didn’t let his decades of knowledge go to waste; instead, he established the Scarlett Leadership Institute to help executives develop as leaders.
Only 9% of leaders say they’re satisfied with the way they spend time, according to a 2013 survey by McKinsey & Co. As for the rest of the executives polled—the ones who were less than satisfied—they fell into four time-management categories.
Know yourself ... Discover your purpose ... Avoid the mistake that one Microsoft exec recently made.
"Credit belongs to he who is in the arena," Theodore Roosevelt said, "his face marred by dust, sweat, and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs to come short and short again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming."
In 2013, BlackBerry was bordering on bankruptcy. Now it’s surprising many of its critics by showing signs of a dramatic turnaround under its new CEO, John Chen.
Research shows that we tend to retain less than 10% of what we hear in a face to face conversation. Identify potential listening traps and take steps to avoid them.