Earn Your Leadership Every Day: 25 Quotes on Being a Leader
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It doesn’t matter if you’re the CEO of a fast-growing tech startup or the owner of a little mom-and-pop shop on the corner—you’re an entrepreneur, the head of a business, a leader. Even with a good team to support you, the success or failure of your business is heavily dependent upon your leadership skills and the choices you make as a leader. With…
Top 10 Traits of an Effective Leader
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In 1954 the renowned psychologist Raymond Cattell developed the Leadership Potential Equation, which is still used today to screen job candidates and determine best placement within an organization or business. Cattell’s Leadership Potential Equation includes 10 traits that characterize an effective leader. How many of these 10 traits do you have?
1. Charisma. Leaders with a high level of personal charisma are capable of…
What’s the Secret to Success? Power!
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Jeffrey Pfeffer knows a thing or two about success. He’s the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and The Wall Street Journal named him one of the top 20 most influential business thinkers. So when he talks about why cultivating power is the secret to success, it’s wise to listen and learn.
4 Lessons About Leadership from Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann
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As CEO of the world’s largest charitable organization, Sue Desmond-Hellmann knows a thing or two about leadership. And she’s known for a long time. Before joining the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2014, she was Chancellor of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), and before that she was president of product development at Genentech, making her a recognized leader in areas…