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Monthly Archive for February, 2011

Alan Mulally started his talk at the GSB by describing a case-study: A CEO takes over an iconic American auto-maker in big trouble, losing $17 billion a year after being one of the most profitable companies for the previous century. Naturally, it wasn’t a hypothetical situation, since it described his own position in 2006, when [...]

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When is being authentic not such a great thing? Straying too far from behaviors that are grounded in one’s own identity (ie. authentic) creates problems over time, for leaders and the groups they lead. If you buy into the idea that none of us are ever perfect, however, and good leaders are constantly challenging themselves [...]

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