C. B. Teves

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10 CEOs Share Their Leadership Goals For 2017

CEOs across industries share the leadership lessons they learned in 2016 and the leadership goals they plan to pursue in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about how they would like to bolster and improve their leadership style in 2017. …

Leadership

Paula Broadwell Opens Up About David Petraeus, Ivanka Trump, Media Bias, and Life’s Next Chapter

In a revealing interview, the West Point graduate reflects on the depths of her scandal, the election, and reveals how it led her to her next mission, Think Broader.<p>There has been more than enough new political scandal in 2016 to wash over Washington's past muck. And yet, as <b>Donald Trump</b> vetted …

Leading Change: 6 Reasons Change Management Strategies Fail

There are hundreds if not thousands of books about change management. There are courses managers can take an oodles of “expert” consultants companies can higher. So why do so many organizations get it wrong. In a 2013 Strategy&/Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change …

Management

Overcome Resistance to Change by Enlisting the Right People

Change initiatives fail when senior leaders don’t see that their organizations are social systems. Organizations are defined by bundles of local relationships, social expectations, and unwritten rules that exist between thousands of people. These people create tribes — collections of like-minded …

Management

2 Daily Priorities That All Successful Leaders Never Ignore

Great leadership requires stamina, grit, focus, and discipline. Are you doing what you need to be your best?<p>A CEO client is over-extended, has too many priorities to juggle, and is simultaneously hyper-stressed and hyper-exhausted. Actually this describes many of my clients. Does this sound like …

Time Management

Chiang’s China

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

Leadership

Business Wisdom from the Commencement Speakers of 2014

Commencement speakers face an impossible challenge: to inspire, advise, and entertain, without overstaying their welcome. In the age of YouTube, there’s the added pressure to craft a speech that could go viral, and perhaps even inspire a book. And this year, those invited to take the podium were no …

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Listen, learn ... then lead

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about leadership over his decades in the military. How can you build a sense of shared …

Learning

11 Simple Ways To Show Your Employees You Care

Perception is a very real issue for leaders. They must decide how they want employees to view them and act accordingly. Typically, leaders choose a combination of stoic, strong, closed-off, and loud-mouthed. Some even want to be seen as assholes. While this is a strategic decision — usually …

Bill Gates Just Revealed His Goal For The Rest Of His Life

For the past five years, Bill and Melinda Gates have published an annual letter, modeled on Warren Buffett’s legendary Berkshire Hathaway shareholder missives, which help set the global philanthropic agenda. This year, they’ve taken a different tack: rather than list their foundation’s wins, losses …

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

<b>Author's Note:</b> This post contains excerpts from my book (click on title): "How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts and Emotions".<p>Helen Keller once wrote: …

Motivation

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

The Power of No

There comes a moment when you say "Don't call me," and you finally mean it; when you return the charming gift because you forced yourself to …

A Big Heart Open to God: An interview with Pope Francis

<i>Editor’s Note: This interview with Pope Francis took place over the course of three meetings during August 2013 in Rome. The interview was conducted</i> …

Christianity

Who Am I To Judge?

A radical Pope’s first year.<p>On most Wednesdays, the Pope gives a general audience, and this one was packed. It was a balmy October morning, and more than a hundred thousand pilgrims, tourists, and Romans had funnelled into St. Peter’s Square. It was the first of three large gatherings Pope Francis …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Postscript: Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

He was the last of the twentieth century’s national liberators. He became a global symbol of righteousness and reconciliation. He led his beloved, tormented country from the howling darkness of apartheid to the promised land of democracy with shrewdness, courage, and visionary determination. It was …

Nelson Mandela: A Life in Photographs

Nelson Mandela died on Thursday, at the age of ninety-five. Here is a look back at his life, from his early days as an activist in apartheid-era South Africa to his historic Presidency and emergence as a world leader.<p><i>Read more of The New Yorker’s memorial coverage of Nelson Mandela.</i>

Mandela’s Electoral Legacy

A moral and political giant like Nelson Mandela seldom appears more than once or twice in a hundred years. In the twentieth century, the only fully comparable figure who comes immediately to mind is Mohandas K. Gandhi, whose work in South Africa foreshadowed Mandela’s. Looking at the nineteenth …

The Economist on Twitter: "Primacy is to geopolitics what a full card is to a game of bingo http://t.co/8DqzjHjk6P http://t.co/cZpgY2fvG6"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>RT @<b>TheEconomist</b>: Primacy is to geopolitics what a full card is to a game of bingo. http://econ.st/1aUiofv …

Hear The Moment This Audience In Boston Found Out JFK Had Been Shot.

Trust Me on This: How Jamie Moyer conquered his fear of failure — and won 269 major-league games

<b>Jamie Moyer (AP/Gail Burton/Salon)</b><p>For 25 years, Jamie Moyer relied on guts and guile — and won 269 games. A sports psychiatrist gave him the nerve<p>Jamie Moyer as told to David Daley<p>November 15, 2013 11:59pm (UTC)<p>Click here for more articles in the Trust Me on This series.<p>I had success on the field …

The Lonely Guy

He’s a community organizer who works alone. What was once his greatest strength—he kept his cool and didn’t need feedback—is now a liability.<p>When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by …

The Story Behind Why AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Fired An Employee In Front Of 1,000 Coworkers

On an overcast Friday afternoon last August, a hundred or so employees of AOL's local news subsidiary, Patch, crammed into a cafeteria at the company's headquarters in Manhattan. Another several hundred connected to the room via conference call.<p>They were waiting to hear CEO Tim Armstrong deliver …