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Executive Leadership

In November 2011, JC Penney hired Ron Johnson as its CEO. At the time, Johnson was considered a bold hire. But his star faded fast. Within 17 months, Penney ousted him after the company lost $4 billion in revenue and its stock tanked.

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After Mark Bonfigli and four colleagues co-founded Dealer.com in 1998, they poured their heart and soul into the startup. And they paid the price. They drove themselves so hard that they became ill.

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Exhausted young guns on Wall Street have learned what the rest of America is finding out: Sacrificing your life to your job may not be worth it.

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How can ordinary people perform effectively in complex and dangerous situations?

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It’s hard enough motivating a white-collar workforce. Imagine trying to motivate garbage collectors.

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A better future for America includes a retooling of the CEO pay machine that now includes salary, stock, options, “non-equity incentives” and other perks—in other words, a machine out of sync with employee compensation.

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Here are the four biggest mistakes by social media marketers in search engine optimization, and how to avoid them.

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Clarity and leadership go together. Communicate clear directions and give your team the leeway to find ways to advance toward the goal.

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It’s been a busy year for the word “Sorry.” We’ve seen the maddening, the middling and the almost there.

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Many 3M engineers, production staff and salespeople doubted that any market existed for Post-it notes because scrap paper was already free. But Art Fry persisted, proving that all great ideas still must be sold.

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