By Jena McGregor Jena McGregor Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines Email Bio Follow The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following:
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,
Several years ago a client of mine, Rob, fell in love with Jim Collins’s book Good to Great. Within a month he had given copies to everyone on his team. Soon after, language from the book made its way
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
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 that
Practice and our genes are not the only factors when it comes to developing special abilities My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections
"There's something about humans that technologists always forget," he said. "Humans are creative and unpredictable." But futurists like Ray Kurzweil are quick to point to indicators that machine "existence"