Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

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As president of Aon Risk Services, Ted Devine ran a company with $5 billion in annual revenue and 28,000 employees. Yet, despite his prestigious post, he had career misgivings.

A dynamic duo, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, run Berkshire Hathaway. After working together for four decades, they’ve developed a strong bond.

So, you have a perfectly functional workplace where things are getting done adequately—but the office has become one of those too-quiet places where you can drop a dime on the carpet and hear it echo up and down the hallway.
When Michael MacDonald took a call from his brother in 2011, he didn’t know that the conversation would change his life.
A “written warning” is usually a key step in the process of progressive discipline. It’s purpose, of course, is to effect a change in behavior. But how do you write one?
Over his 27-year coaching career, Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies as manager of the Manchester United soccer club. He retired in 2013.
As a teenager, Barry Schwartz took summer jobs doing menial labor in clothing factories. He found the work boring and unrewarding.
When an aspiring diva is oversharing vivid details of her latest marital crisis, loudly lamenting a new company policy, or turning the search for a lost document into a Mission Impossible-style hunt, the one thing she isn’t doing is her job.
Many leaders use fear to keep their employees in line, and they are making a huge mistake. Employees who work scared don’t speak up, share ideas or information, suggest positive changes, or point out problems.
Reflecting on his decade as CEO of IBM, Sam Palmisano gains some valuable insights on leadership.