leadership http://kalw.org en Philosophy Talk asks: What are Leaders made of? http://kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-asks-what-are-leaders-made <p>There seems to be a paradox in leadership: the qualities of ruthlessness and opportunism necessary to attain power and become a leader are not necessarily the qualities of morality and a sense of justice that make for a good leader. Do the traits that make it likely that someone will become a leader correlate positively or negatively with the traits that make a good and effective leader? Do our democratic institutions lead to better leaders than, say, a lottery like the Athenians used? Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:29:39 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 46289 at http://kalw.org Philosophy Talk asks: What are Leaders made of? What's Really Best in Management and Leadership? http://kalw.org/post/whats-really-best-management-and-leadership <p>On the May 11, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko, </em>my wife Barbara Nemko and I kicked around the recommendations in <em>Harvard Business Review's Top 10 Reads on Management and Leadership.</em> For example, we did a switch-sides-in-the-middle debate on whether to err on the side of a more or less collaborative management style.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:15:25 +0000 Marty Nemko 44230 at http://kalw.org Pulitzer-Prize Winning NY Times Journalist on Lessons from CEOs http://kalw.org/post/pulitzer-prize-winning-ny-times-journalist-lessons-ceos <p>On the Jan. 14, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko, </em>I talk with Adam Bryant about lessons we can all learn from CEOs. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning <em>New York Times</em> journalist and author of the new book, <em>Quick and Nimble: Lessons from CEOs. </em>Plus you can call in for a 3-Minute Workover.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 05:22:18 +0000 Marty Nemko 37382 at http://kalw.org