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And the Oscar for Leadership Goes to...

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In the digitally (or otherwise) enhanced narrative, even the foibles and faults contribute towards the endgame as the leader gets to goal. Unfortunately, outside the movie-house, we have to contend with the most spectacular of our leaders who inexplicably fail us in spectacular ways.

Yahoo!: Lack of Leadership at the Top

John Mattone | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
John Mattone

Marissa Mayer may end up becoming a successful CEO; however, in the best interest of all the key constituent groups, wouldn't it have been more prudent for the Yahoo! Board to have hired a CEO who had already navigated these turbulent waters?

Bailed Out Automaker Wants To Give CEO HUGE Raise

Detroit News | David Shepardson | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Washington — General Motors Co. wants to pay its chief executive $11.1 million in total compensation this year — an increase of more than 20 perce...

Report: High CEO Pay Relies On 'Self-Serving Myth'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business

A new report undermines a common rationale for paying chief executives huge sums. The notion that CEOs will jump ship lured by the offer of better ...

LOOK: The CEO Hall Of Shame

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

The bigger they are, the harder they fall, especially when "they" are corporate chieftains raking in millions every year. What's that? You need ex...

Playing It Safe: Have CEOs Become Too Concerned With Survival in the "Top Job"?

Alex Malley | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business
Alex Malley

Leadership and risk taking go together like night follows day. Taking one away from the other leaves an incomplete universe that will satisfy no one.

Catherine New

What Whole Foods CEO Forgot To Say About Health Care | Catherine New | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Lost in the uproar over Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's comments about the Affordable Care Act is that the organic grocery chain offers its workers some...

Why You Can't Outsource HR

Liz Ryan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Real HR work is transformational: That's why it's fun, and why it's as strategic as your five-year plan, if not more so.

Climate Advice to New York City: Act Like an Island

Alexia Parks | Posted 02.02.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

With billions of federal dollars flowing toward the shores of New York and New Jersey, isn't it about time for politicians and civic leaders to sit down with the new kid on the block and come to an understanding of who is really in charge here?

CEO Sex Scandal Hall Of Fame

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

Now that former CIA director David Petraeus and Lockheed Martin's incoming CEO resigned on Friday because of extramarital affairs, we thought this wou...

What Politics Can Teach Us About CEO Transitions

Steve Schmidt | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Steve Schmidt

Transitions almost inevitably will turn into steep roller coaster rides, but with thoughtful and forthright management, they can be turned into productive experiences for everyone involved.

SIC Video Interview With Clark Kokich, Chairman of Razorfish

David Shing | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology
David Shing

It's not surprising that the man behind one of the first digital shops recently published the world's first full-length interactive business book exclusively to the iPad.

SugarSync CEO: Stereotypes Are a Problem -- Women Need to Raise Their Hands More

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

SugarSync CEO Laura Yecies doesn't buy into the notion of generalizations or stereotypes. But what, then, is holding women back from attaining CEO positions?

When the CEO Sets the Tone for Transformation in Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Lole in Paris, in Canada and elsewhere, holds what are called "meet-ups," or events to which they invite yogis, meditation and massage therapists to their atelier stores -- which double as relaxation spaces.

Will Marissa Mayer's Baby Give Birth to a Leader?

Nanette Fondas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

A self-described computer geek, Mayer may be just the super-mom to write the code that helps thousands of other families optimize work and family responsibilities.

Are Corporations People (Redux)? Why Jack Welch Is Wrong

Don Tapscott | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Don Tapscott

To say corporations are people also unfairly sets them up for ridicule. Some have said, for example, if corporations are people we should ask ourselves what kind of people they are?

Dish Network the Country's Worst Employer? CEO: 'That's Ridiculous!'

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I wish Dish the best in their efforts to save a sinking cultural ship, but to be honest I'm not optimistic.

Belief: A Force Greater Than Inertia

Tom Butta | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Tom Butta

Some might see the notion of belief as a non-strategic, softer side of business. That couldn't be more wrong. Belief is the essential ingredient for winning. Look at these three common scenarios. See how belief made the difference.

Tips From the Rock 'n' Roll CEO No. 6: Busk Your Way to the Top

Jared Gutstadt | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business
Jared Gutstadt

The network in question, in a knotted tangle of red tape, delays, and confusion, turned me down. It was corporate bureaucracy at its finest and it stung, but only for a moment. Rejection. But did I accept my fate? No way. I took stock of my position... my advantages.

Creating a Great Board of Directors

David K. Rehr | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
David K. Rehr

When we have a great board, it makes the mission (whether it is making great products, providing outstanding services, curing AIDS, or ending malaria in Africa) easier to achieve. So how can a CEO use his/her board members to maximize the enterprise's success?

Women Are Aiming High

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

While it's unlikely that we'll see either pay parity or an equal number of women heading up Fortune 500 companies in the next few years, the trends are headed in the promising direction.

Memo to Marissa Mayer

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Martha Nelson

Don't believe the well-intentioned enthusiasts when they say you can have it all. You simply cannot. We take our life in our hands, make our choices and have what we have -- just not all.

Is Yahoo’s New Female CEO Headed for the ‘Glass Cliff’?

Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

With the announcement that the long-struggling internet company Yahoo has hired a female CEO, Marissa Mayer — who, it so happens, is also pregnant ...

Why We Should Care About Marissa Mayer's New Job

Slate XX | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

All the news about Google executive Marissa Mayer’s appointment today as CEO of Yahoo will likely celebrate her as part of a microtrend of women mov...

And Silicon Valley's Highest-Paid CEO Is...

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology

It's official: Apple CEO Tim Cook was last year's highest paid CEO in Silicon Valley. By a lot. According to an annual analysis of top executive co...