Leadership is rewarding, when it isn't painful.
Managers must find ways to encourage input while also insisting employees get their work done.
Nancy Duarte is the founder of the design firm Duarte, Inc. which has consulted companies and leaders like Apple, Google and GE to create the speeches and presentations that have shaped the brands we love.
Radicals & Visionaries
Facebook's mission statement may be 'move fast and break things,' but the CEO's strategy is thoughtful and consistent with his vision to connect the entire world.
They're mostly mental but if enacted diligently, you too will discover that Fortune favors the prepared mind.
A company's early stages offer a golden opportunity to establish the values that will prevent discord down the road.
There is a surprisingly large number of similarities between the helplessness of a hostage and the resigned attitude of somebody with a really overbearing boss.
Don't count out introverts. Many are incredibly effective managers for powerful reasons.
'In today's crazy world, leadership is about inspiring everyone you touch to be the best they can be,' says Kevin Roberts, global chairman of ad house Saatchi & Saatchi.
Attaining the status of a guru will not happen overnight, but it's worth the effort.
Want to build trust? Increase transparency. Increase recognition. Place less emphasis on seniority.
Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life.
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In times of turmoil people naturally follow the leader who is unruffled.
Leadership qualities are the distinguishing characteristics and attributes of good leaders. Leadership and its qualities have been the subject of study throughout history. Whether leaders are born and not made can still be a matter of debate. What makes a great leader is far from a clear-cut formula of traits and talents. But they do share some things in common. In business, or in any field, an effective leader often exhibits the following:
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