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Leadership Without Presumption: Lessons From Eisenhower

Intellectuals scoffed at Eisenhower during his time in office. Now his leadership style seems like genius.<p>During World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower took a cruise around the Isle of Capri. On seeing a large villa, he asked about it and learned that it was to be his quarters. He inquired about the …

Top 10 Underrated Leadership Traits

Every boss has room for improvement. Get started by analyzing which of these traits you might lack.<p><i>"Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership."</i> <i><br>--Dee Hock, founder and former CEO of Visa</i><p>Just because you're a manager, doesn't mean you're a leader. Management …

Inspiring leaders

A series of interviews<p>Julie Ward, MEP for the north west of England, explains why European politics is ‘grown-up’ politics and why she’s tired of the braying in Westminster<p>Published: 2:31 AM<p>Gemma Truman is one of a handful of female glass blowers. She explains why it’s not all time spent in front …

Collective Leadership: Transforming the Workplace for the 21st Century

"In today's volatile markets, where abilities to explore and innovate are greatly valued, traditional command-and-control hierarchies are impediments to creativity. As the world's workplaces become more diverse, corporate leaders are urged to transform workplaces into more complex, interconnected …

10 Ways To Make Each Day A Leadership Masterpiece

Brian Layer, Brigadier General, United States Army (Retired) knows a few things about leadership. Brian is a West Point graduate who also holds three masters degrees. He twice commanded a brigade in Iraq, and is perhaps the most gifted and humble leader I’ve ever worked with. Brian now chairs our …

Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team

“I want your help developing my direct reports into stronger leaders,” John* the new CEO of Fasseni, a $350 million technology company, told me several years ago.<p>Initially, I approached the request like any consultant might.<p>First, I asked John why he wanted my help. He told me that Fasseni had …