Rebecca Moh

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Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top with a degree from an elite school.<p>But a new 10-year study from a leadership advisory firm and …

Leadership

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

The Trouble with Leadership Theories

Several years ago a client of mine, Rob, fell in love with Jim Collins’s book <i>Good to Great</i>. Within a month he had given copies to everyone on his team. Soon after, language from the book made its way into Rob’s everyday speech.<p>One idea he especially loved was Level-5 leadership. “If we want to be …

Are You Confusing Strategy with Planning?

Most people agree that the two strongest human urges are survival and procreation, but there is very little consensus on the next most powerful. I believe it’s the need to succeed. Humans hate to fail — hate it more than almost anything else.<p>But what about all the people in the world who apparently …

How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals

We all have goals and dreams, but it can be difficult to stick with them. Each week, I hear from people who say things like, "I start with good …

What’s Holding Women Back in Science and Technology Industries

Virginia Rometty at IBM. Marillyn Hewson at Lockheed Martin. Meg Whitman at HP. Ellen Kullman at DuPont. Marissa Mayer at Yahoo. Phebe Novakovic at General Dynamics. The presence of these women would imply that science, engineering, and technology (SET) industries welcome women.<p>The fact is, senior …

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid from my ears, it took me an extra step to process speech. To help me catch up with my peers, I was diagnosed with an auditory processing disorder. I …

9 Robots That Are Stealing Our Jobs

"There's something about humans that technologists always forget," he said. "Humans are creative and unpredictable."<p>But futurists like Ray Kurzweil are quick to point to indicators that machine "existence" will one day supersede that of standard human existence.<p>Kurzweil's predictions have pegged …