Thu July 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk asks: What are Leaders made of?

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?

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Fri May 23, 2014

What's Really Best in Management and Leadership?

On the May 11, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I kicked around the recommendations in Harvard Business Review's Top 10 Reads on Management and Leadership. 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.

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Wed December 18, 2013

Pulitzer-Prize Winning NY Times Journalist on Lessons from CEOs

On the Jan. 14, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Adam Bryant about lessons we can all learn from CEOs. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author of the new book, Quick and Nimble: Lessons from CEOs. Plus you can call in for a 3-Minute Workover.

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