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Does mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey agree with Sports Illustrated’s title “the world’s most dominant athlete”?
Authenticity: It’s serious business. By showing self-awareness, openness and integrity, great leaders motivate followers.
Stephen Knopik knew that the one thing his boss hated more than anything else is defaulting on a bank loan. But one day, he had to break the news that the company was in hock to a bank.
“You have to be clear as a leader what your expectations are and how you will hold people accountable.”
Get together with staff and try to sort through these brain-burners.
It’s been an ugly presidential campaign. While we prefer to stay neutral—or mum—on the topic, something is happening on both sides of the campaign that warrants a discussion: blame shifting.
Preparing to deliver a big speech? Rather than just visualize yourself succeeding, practice well to gain confidence.
One bold comment changed George Marshall’s life.
The best leaders are willing to engage in honest self-assessment and adjust their behavior accordingly. Evaluate your level of awareness by asking yourself these questions.
The U.S. is a hotly competitive market for automakers, especially for smaller players like Mazda with sagging sales. That isn’t stopping Masahiro Moro, president and CEO of Mazda’s North American business, from making inroads.
In unpacking a Tony Robbins TED talk, executive coach Naphtali Hoff tried to get at what it takes to overcome past failures. The secret, he concluded, is not about your resources but your resourcefulness.
Q: My most recent promotion was a big deal, and I keep hearing I’m being groomed for a top job here. But the new job requires almost constant travel. I hate airports, especially with those long lines and delays. But I fear if I gripe about the travel, I’ll look bad. Help!
A much-loved Harvard Business School professor, Hrand Saxenian (1924-2014) influenced thousands of students over the years—including management guru Stephen Covey.
To his credit, Joel Gascoigne doesn’t run away from his mistakes. Instead, he admits them openly for all to see.
For years now, Belinda Johnson has been in charge of Airbnb’s legal efforts, a tough job because the alternative hotel company is on the cutting edge of regulatory compliance. Now her job has become even bigger.
Part of Walt Disney’s genius was recognizing talented people and giving them the freedom to innovate. The more passion they brought to the job, the more Disney admired them.
Strategic planning involves analyzing trends, foretelling events and predicting the repercussions of such events. But you can get caught in a crisis if you put too much stock in predictions that prove faulty.
America’s youngest female billionaire prefers to keep a low profile. Lynsi Snyder runs In-N-Out Burger, a chain of over 300 fast-food restaurants in six western states.
Capping your career, or a segment of it, can be hard to pull off on your own terms.
Q: Every few months, I have to give a presentation to the board of directors. One of the board members repeatedly interrupts me, often rudely, with rambling questions or irrelevant comments. He breaks my rhythm and steals my thunder. How can I shut him up?