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Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

Leading By Going After The Cool Kids

Mike Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, has gotten a lot of attention for a nasty-sounding comment he made in 2006: “In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and<p>then there are the not-so-cool kids. Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We go after the attractive all-American kid with …

Dear Enterprise Leaders, You’re Screwed. Here’s Why. - Switch & Shift

Dear Enterprise Leader,<p>I’ve got some terrible news for you. Your best talent isn’t good enough to compete. Better talent is at work right across …

Inside Google's Secret Lab

Last February, Astro Teller, the director of Google’s secretive research lab, Google X, went to seek approval from Chief Executive Officer Larry Page …

CEOs are Terrible at Management, Study Finds

A new study shows that CEOs are doing a lousy job when it comes to people management. The study, a joint project by the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Stanford’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and The Miles Group, a consulting firm in …

Inside the Brain of a Leader

Can neurological rewiring boost leadership skills?<p>Do great leaders have distinctive brains? Yes, says David A. Waldman, a management professor at Arizona State University. Since 2005, Waldman and his colleagues have been studying the neurological patterns of successful entrepreneurs and senior …

Yes, It Is Your Company. But Should You Really Be The CEO? A Case Study

Back during the dot com boom, I–like just about every other person on the planet, it seems–worked for a start up.<p>The details don’t really matter. What does is that we had, by any objective measure, a superior product, onet hat was far better than anything else in the marketplace. (That is not me …

Why CEOs Don't Focus On People - Even If They Say It's Important

I often lament the state of people management and leadership in the world today, and note how important it is to the future of business for executives to be better at leading and managing. And you may have heard me opine that poor management and leadership are a key factor in both the exodus of top …

Eileen Fisher: How to Get Your Employees Invested

Fashion entrepreneur Eileen Fisher says with one simple tip, you can make your team feel like more engaged with their work.<p><i>"When you're part of figuring something out, you have much more invested in it."-- Eileen Fisher</i><p>People feel like they are co-creating when they're in a circle together. They …

Innovation? It's Right Under Your Nose

Debra Kaye, author of Red Thread Thinking, talks about creating an innovative company culture.<p><i>The out-of-nowhere light bulb is amisleading metaphor. Innovation happens more slowly, says Debra Kaye, author of Red Thread Thinking and CEO of Lucule, an innovation consultancy. You gather impressions</i> …

Innovation

Warby Parker CEO: Why Empathy Matters

Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker, says it's important to teach your staff to be aware of others. Here's why.<p><i>"I want our managers to care deeply about the people who work for them."-- Neil Blumenthal</i><p>It's so important to see things from the other person's perspective. When I was at my …

Warby Parker

CEO discovers that employees want to know what kind of person he is

A couple of years ago I wrote “Murray’s Manifesto,” which claimed that the only thing employees want to know from the CEO and other top execs is:<p>They …

How To Keep Employees Happy (And To Just Plain Keep Them)

Ask a venture-backed startup CEO what his or her most immediate challenges are and more than likely you’ll find hiring near the top of the list. Also present will be retaining talent. To be competitive, growing organizations are finding that making sure the grass is greener on their side of the …

Live Chat!

The Most Creative People Of 2013: A Q&A With Sandra Richter<p>MIT Media Lab visiting scientist Sandra Richter is racing to increase urban cycling participation. Join her live as she answers your questions at 2pm (E.T.) on May 31st.<p>by <i>Anjali Mullany</i>on May 29, 2013 at 10:14 AM<p>Visiting MIT Media Lab …

So You Hired a Winner: Now What?

College graduation season is imminent, and that means 1.3 million new diploma holders are about to hit the U.S. labor market. Start wincing! The …

How to Give (and Receive) Positive Criticism

Criticism hurts for most, but given right, it can inspire both the critic and the critiqued. Here are five tips to make your critique a positive experience.<p>There is nothing pleasant about criticism. Even the best intentioned critique still stings. People like to be right, correct, and accomplished, …

Culture, Levers, And Levels

Organizational culture has been defined in various ways over a number of years. I think it’s fair to say they all point to a generic sentiment: “A …

Honeywell CEO David Cote Named 2013 CEO of the Year

<i>Peer CEOs Vote in 28th Annual Award</i><p>GREENWICH, CT, May 31, 2013 –<i>Chief Executive</i> magazine today announced that David Cote, Chairman and CEO of …

Deloitte CEO: You've Got To Outwork Everyone Else To Succeed, And Dress The Part

In a recent interview with Fortune, Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria shares a personal story which shows how true this is. He didn't have as polished a background as many of his co-workers, which impacted his early years.<p>"I had a big mustache and bad hair. Also, I had two suits, one brown and the other …

Success

Leading with Intellectual Integrity

Illustration by Dan Page<p><i>This article was written with Jennifer Riel.</i><p>By the time people reach the most senior levels of a company, they are expected …

Management

How to Make the Decisions That Will Define You

Pretend you need to make a choice between doing <i>this</i> or doing <i>that</i>. Both options have their merits. Both have upsides and downsides. Absent a clear …

Self-improvement

Risky Innovation: Will Starbucks’s Leap Of Faith Pay Off?

The world’s largest coffeehouse chain regularly launches products before they’re perfect. Why does such a risky approach to innovation work so well?<p>In late March, as Starbucks was preparing to introduce its first offer on Groupon, the daily-deal service, the coffee chain’s chief digital officer, …

Stop being a founder, and start being a CEO

A lot of founders don’t make it as a CEO. Not that they can’t, but they don’t. None more glorious that Andrew Mason and his middle finger salute to …

CEOs Who Are Active On Social Media Boost Employee Morale And Their Company's Image

<i>Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post.</i><p><b>CEOs Who Use Social Media Boost Credibility</b><b>(Weber Shandwick)</b> Weber …

Social Media

Leadership Lessons From Constellation Brands CEO Rob Sands

Last June, Constellation Brands, the giant wine, beer and spirits producer and marketer based in Victor, N.Y., announced it was buying the 50% of Mexican beer producer and marketer Crown Imports that it didn’t already own, for $1.85 billion, from Anheuser-Busch InBev. The deal grew out of …

Convercent CEO Breaks The Rules To Grow His Company

<i>A series of Forbes Insights profiles of Thought Leaders changing the business landscape: Patrick Quinlan, Co-Founder and CEO of Convercent…</i><p><b>Know the rules and when to break them…</b><p>Those are the first words one sees on the home page of GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) company Convercent, which may …