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Leading in the 21st Century

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Lead at your best

April 2014—Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader.more

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Change leader, change thyself

March 2014—Anyone who pulls the organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward.more

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Why leadership-development programs fail

January 2014—Sidestepping four common mistakes can help companies develop stronger and more capable leaders, save time and money, and boost morale.more

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Doing well by doing good: A leader’s guide

September 2013—Addressing community problems increasingly requires cooperation among the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Here, three executives explain how a civic alliance in America’s Minneapolis–Saint Paul region may point toward an operating model.more

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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: ‘No one can have it all’

April 2013—Coming to terms with that reality is invaluable for women trying to find fulfillment as both great leaders and great parents.more

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Givers take all: The hidden dimension of corporate culture

April 2013—By encouraging employees to both seek and provide help, rewarding givers, and screening out takers, companies can reap significant and lasting benefits.more

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Six social-media skills every leader needs

February 2013—Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up.more

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Leadership and the art of plate spinning

November 2012—Senior executives will better balance people and priorities by embracing the paradoxes of organizational life.more

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Leading in the 21st century

June 2012—Six global leaders confront the personal and professional challenges of a new era of uncertainty.more

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How leaders kill meaning at work

January 2012—Senior executives routinely undermine creativity, productivity, and commitment by damaging the inner work lives of their employees in four avoidable ways.more

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