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The Gravity of Dunkirk

<i>Understanding the historical context of the evacuation and the powerful effects of Churchill’s leadership are key to grasping its monumental …

The 33 Traits Of Inspirational Leaders [Infographic]

The power of a company with leaders who inspire at every level in the organization is hard to overstate. These are the companies that consistently pull off innovative or heroic feats in business because so many of the people who work there are motivated to make them happen.<p>But what makes an …

Infographics

One Of The 2017 Ford GT’s First Owners Shows Us How It Really Is

Much haterade has been spilled about the new Ford GT. It should have had a V8! The application process was insane! It doesn’t have enough horsepower! …

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The World's 10 Top CEOs (They Lead in a Totally Unique Way)

A leadership philosophy that's been around for centuries is only practiced by a few wildly successful global leaders.<p>Over the last three decades, servant leadership has risen from a noble and ethical leadership ideology stuck in religious worldviews to the very principles of how the most successful …

Leadership

Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands?

Disclosure of America’s top-secret war plans gave Hitler intelligence he needed to win World War II—and some claim FDR himself was behind the …

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

Employment

Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting

There is no shortage of advice for how to navigate power dynamics within organizations — from managing toxic or exceptionally gifted subordinates to dealing with unpredictable and narcissistic bosses. Researchers have devoted entire careers to systematically cataloging the many ways in which those …

Management

6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader

Directing attention toward where it needs to go is a primal task of leadership.<p>Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the …

Emotional Intelligence

Leadership Monday: Gen. Mike Diamond emphasizes process to fix organizations

Mike Diamond has impressive military credentials — leading more than 27,000 in combat support operations and serving two tours at U.S. Central …

Leadership

Want a More Creative Team? Start by Taming Your Own Ego.

Hyper-confident leaders often get the top job, but they don't bring out the best in everyone.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Popular culture likes its business and political leaders larger than life. Think Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Jordan Belfort (better known as …

Leadership

7 Traits Of Inspiring Leadership That Uplifts Rather Than Destroys

<b>Part Of The Series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In the leadership development work I do with mid- to high-level professionals, we begin by focusing on how to help each individual lead his or her own personal life in more positive and enlivening ways. You can’t lead <i>anything</i> well (including others, …

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This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style

How she turned her company around is reason alone to call this debate over.<p>In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It …

Leadership

A Racing Mind

Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns at Daytona after letting his brain heal from multiple concussions -- and after undergoing a different sort of …

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Banana Upside Down Cake

4K<p>2K<p>20<p>Shares 6K<p>In the winter, we often turn to the tropics to get our fruit fixes. Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and they’re quite …

5 Ways to Show Up Like a Leader and Build Culture Every Day

Isolation propagates arrogance in ourselves and confusion about others. The worst things leaders do is disconnect from the people around them. Get …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

World War II: The Siege of Tobruk

Siege of Tobruk: In mid-Feb 1941, German forces began to arrive in North Africa.<p>Siege of Tobruk: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, untried before the …

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D-Day: Invasion of Normandy 6th June 1944

Invasion of Normandy: Since early 1942, Soviet leader Josef Stalin had been urging a major new front in Western Europe to take some of the pressure …

Why This Former Googler Thinks Performance Reviews Are Useless

Russ Laraway is a tech veteran who’s worked for Google and Twitter. Here’s the conversation he says not enough managers are having.<p>The fog of war envelops every battlefield. When the plan breaks down amid the chaos and ambiguity, how do young marines know what to do next? How can they take relevant …

Leadership

10 Simple Expectations That Great Teams Have of Their Leaders

To build a great team, do these 10 simple things.<p>I remember the first time I became a leader, I called a meeting with my team and said, "Here are my expectations of you." When I finished, I asked if there were any questions, and one of the team raised his hand and said: "Do you know what are our …

Leadership

Ten 'Leadership' Ideas That Kill Corporate Cultures

We are getting smarter as a species and realizing that leadership is completely different from command-and-control supervision.<p>Supervision is expensive, but leadership is very cheap. When trust flows in an organization, you don’t have to spy on your employees. You don’t have measure every breath …

The Workplace

To Make a Team More Effective, Find Their Commonalities

Teams, not individuals, are the future of work. As organizations mobilize to solve increasingly complex problems at an ever faster pace, cooperation and trust between employees has become paramount. But how do you move teammates from collegial behavior to true collaboration? By building their …

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3 Leadership Hacks So Good They Feel Like Cheating

Ideas so clever you'll wonder if you're breaking any rules. (You're not).<p>According to a fascinatingly nerdy deep dive into the subject in the <i>New Yorker</i>, the current mania for the word "hack" all started way back in the 1950s at MIT, where members of the model railroad club were already warning …

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The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try

Maximize efficiency in your business with this battle-ready approach to planning.<p>The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at …

Project Management

The Election Was About Racism Against Barack Obama

The popularity of radical anti-immigrant nationalism in Europe, from Britain to Russia, and in the United States—the recent defeat of a right-wing …

4 Critical leadership skills

THE 4 MOST CRITICAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS<p>For CEOs and Executive leaders<p>By Randal Godden<p>Having spent more than 50 years in business covering the full …